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Korean War hero’s widow honored


Congratulations to Millie Evans of Pelham, who was to be honored today by Pelham American Legion Post 50 and Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle for her 48 years of service to the hospital.

Mrs. Evans is the widow of Army Lt. Lee Evans, who was killed in action July 19, 1952 in Korea. The couple had been married for only two weeks when he was reported missing in action.

Mrs. Evans began hher career in the hospital mail room in 1961, worked as a unit clerk for 13 years and has handled payroll duties in the Nursing Administration Department for the past 34 years.

The hospital and American Legion post were to hold a reception in her honor this afternoon.

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 11:56 am by Rich Liebson. |
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