TWo WWWII veterans were left in a funeral home for over 25 years.

Yesterday, they came “home.” On B4, teased on A1.


Long unclaimed, 2 veterans honored
BY ZACH C. COHEN zach.cohen@washpost.com
The Washington Post
April 17, 2014

TRIANGLE, Va. — No one who attended Wednesday’s funeral service at Quantico National Cemetery had ever met the two World War II-era veterans who were being laid to rest.

Their names, their ranks and their decorations had only recently been learned. No one could even say where the men were from.

What the attendees did know was that the men’s ashes had been found, unclaimed for more than 25 years, in a funeral home in Norfolk…read more…

Online: “Veterans, unclaimed for 25 years, laid to rest with honors at Quantico”

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