Thursday, September 18, 2014

Submarine Veterans on Last Patrol

Anthony served aboard the Sea Fox 45-46 and a YN.

I will add him to our Eternal Patrol page.




Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:09 PM

To: Subject: Wed Obits


Not a member SVWWII  (database #13892)


Anthony U. Carbone, died September 14, 2014. Predeceased by first wife, Camilla Carbone; brother, Joseph Carbone. Born in Rochester, NY on March 29, 1925, Anthony grew up on Clayton Street in the Charlotte area where he was very active in sports. He played soccer and baseball and then basketball at Charlotte High School where he graduated in 1943. Afterward, he served in the US Navy from 1943-1947 and then worked for Eastman Kodak for 38 years. He qualified in submarines as a Plankowner in USS Brill (SS-330) in 1944, served in Sea Fox (SS-402), and was YN2(SS) when released by the Navy in 1947. He always attended the Brill Submarine reunions. Tony loved going on cruises, playing golf, and was a Baltimore Orioles fan as well as head of the Management Club at Eastman Kodak. Some of his favorite television shows included Seinfield, Bill O’Reilly, and the news. Family and friends would best describe Tony as someone who was outgoing, funny, friendly, well-respected, and resilient. He will be greatly missed.  Survived by wife, Betty Carbone; children, Nancy Flad, Ann (Bill) Cecchi, James Carbone, John (Kate) Carbone; stepchildren, Cindy Walker, Merle (Karen) Commet; siblings, Mary Van Ocher, Carmel Parks, Herb (Molly) Carbone, Michael Carbone, Joan (Richard) Carbone; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation is 2-4 & 7-9 PM Wednesday at the funeral home, 1411 Vintage Lane (between 390 & Long Pond Rd). Tony’s funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 AM Thursday at St. Mark’s Church, 54 Kuhn Rd, Rochester. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.



STIVER, Howard Marion, 95, of Otterbein Lebanon, Ohio, passed away September 14, 2014. He was a WWII Submarine Veteran. At the time of retirement in 1986 he was in charge of Grade A Milk Sanitation Enforcement for the Ohio Dept. of Health. He was preceded in death by parents, Warner and Jessie Stiver, first wife, Rose Hummel Stiver and brother, Harold Stiver. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; daughters Carole (Gordon) King of England and Louise Stiver/John Ressler, New Mexico; sons Bruce (Patty) Stiver of NE Ohio and Robert (Dawn) Stiver of Alaska; stepdaughter Karen Spatz (Joe), Brookville, Ohio; seven grand and two step grandchildren; one great grandchild, one brother and one sister. His body is donated to Wright State Medical School. Memorial services will be held at the Medina United Methodist Church and Otterbein Lebanon Church at a later date. Waite & Son Funeral Home, Medina, OH handling arrangements. Published in Dayton Daily News on Sept. 17, 2014



Not a member SVWWII  (database#13893) Arthur Swarts, LCDR, USN, Ret., died Sept. 11, 2014. Richard was born in Newton, Kansas June 19, 1913. He attended schools in Great Bend, Dodge City, Garden City and Hutchison Jr. College. Richard joined the U.S. Navy in November, 1934. He advanced through all Enlisted Grades, Warrant & Commissioned in 1942. He served through WW II, the Korean War and "A" Stations on many ships. Notably, the USS Drum (SS229) (Plankowner), USS Boxer (CV21) and at the Pentagon in naval intelligence. He received many service ribbons and citations including the Submarine Combat Insignia. Richard retired from the Navy on July 1, 1960 and was active in real estate in east bay cities until 1980, where he served on CURAC for 13 years. "Dick" was an avid golfer and won medals in Northern California golf tournaments. He was well known at the Tilden Park Golf Club, where he played until he was 91 years of age. His most enjoyable golf story was when he played with, and gave tips to, a 19 year old golfer at the Pearl Harbor-Hickam Golf Course, named Jack Nicklaus. Dick was also a member of several SIRs Branches, most recently, Branch 2. Richard was a devout Christian. He served the Barrett Avenue Christian Church as Bible Teacher, Leader, Elder and Treasurer from 1980 until his death. He was predeceased by his wife of 73 years, "Vi" Swarts. He is survived by his sister, Yuvone Scott, of Lodi; Daughter, Roxanna Phillips, of Napa; two granddaughters; and five great grandchildren. His caring demeanor, loving heart, generous soul and "witty" sense of humor will be missed by all that knew and loved him. A viewing will be held at Wilson and Kratzer's Civic Center Mortuary, on Saturday, September 20, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. A military funeral will be held at Barrett Avenue Christian Church, 3701 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, September 22. The Reverend Kenneth Barbauta officiating. A burial will follow at Rolling Hills Memorial Park. A Celebration of Life will then will follow at La Revolucion Restaurant, 3190 Klose Way, Richmond Hilltop. In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be made to The Memorial Gift Fund of Barrett Avenue Christian Church, or to your favorite charity  in Richard's honor. Published in Contra Costa Times on Sept. 17, 2014 


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