DERUS WILLIAM J

2LT William "Bill" J. Derus was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 06/05/2011 at the age of 71.5
Mentor, OH
Flight Class 63-1
Date of Birth 11/23/1939
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by obit by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: William John Derus, died June 5, 2011. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the VIetnam War, serving as a helicopter pilot. DERUS, WILLIAM JOHN DERUS WILLIAM JOHN DERUS, age 71, of Mentor, formerly of Willowick. Beloved husband of 50 years to Barbara (nee Bogdany). Dear father of Jeffrey (Rhonda) Derus, Scott (Michelle) Derus and Gregory (Michelle) Derus. Grandfather of six. Brother of Carol (Jim) Bateman. Son of the late Adam and Florence Derus. Vietnam Veteran of the US Army. Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, 9114 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060. Family will receive friends 6-8 P.M. FRIDAY AT BRUNNER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 8466 MENTOR AVE., MENTOR, OH 44060. Inurnment will be in Mentor Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Covenant House, Times Square Station, P.O. Box 731, New York, NY 10108-0900. Online obituary www.brunners.com

Burial information: Mentor Cemetery, Mentor, OH

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Date posted on this site: 09/19/2018


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