Saturday, November 28, 2015

USS Sennet SS-408 FTG2(SS)

Robert M. Fay

passed Thursday, Nov 12, 2015. He was bornOct 24, 1941 to Jewel and Robert Fay (both deceased). Survived by childrenTrina Malinak, Dana DeBuck, and Kelly Fay, their mother MaryEllen Hall;stepchildren Lauri (deceased), Karen, Bethany, Andy, their mother Carol Fay(deceased); sisters Anna Bass, Rochelle Lindsey, Jan Copes, and Rose-Marie Fay;numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousin. After 4 years in the USNavy, Bob received a Naval Scholarship to TheUniversityof Texas. After graduation, he was commissioned and returned to submarineservice. After leaving the Navy, he became a licensed Ship Master, laterworking offshore piloting boats in the gas/oil industry near AK and LA coast.Never able to get the salt water out of his veins, he returned to San Leon andbecame involved in the South Houston High School Alumni activities, was activewith the Crew DuRouge Madi Gras celebration, and Pasadena Kids Night Out.Memorial service will be held at the American Legion #0521 @ 2221 Preston Ave. Pasadena TX. Nov 30, 2015, noon. In lieuof flowers, make a donation to SHHS Alumni Assoc. 3820 S. Shaver S Houston, TX77587.

USS Sennet SS-408 FTG2(SS) 1960-62

USS Sea Robin SS-407 LTjg 1966-68

Friday, November 27, 2015

Heroes Beneath the Waves: Submarine Stories of the Twentieth Century 

Author Book Sale and Signing Holiday Event 
Event Type: Adults 
Date: 12/5/2015 
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Knox Rooms A+B+Great Hall
Description: Author signing event and book sale.
Other: The Library will showcase authors at this holiday book sale and signing event. Meet neighbors who are authors and have them autograph your purchases. Books make great gifts, so shop locally and support talented authors! Authors: please register for booth space beginning November 1. No charge. Space will be available on a 1st come 1st served basis.
I'll be there, join me. Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Melvin Tolbert Smith STC (SS) USN-RET Found Peace on this Day.

Chief Melvin T. Smith, STC (SS)USN-RET Sailed his last journey to be with our Lord - 11/15/2015.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Heroes Beneath the Waves... has been released

  My book, has been released, check out Mary Nida Smith Facebook.

Sailor, Rest Your Oars.

Sailor, Rest Your Oars.  God Bless you and thank you for your service.

Subject: Tuesday Obit

SVWWII-L-03431 (Bay State West Chapter, MA)

ALDRICH, Walter Scott, Jr., died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at the Center for Extended Care in Amherst. He was born April 16, 1924, to Walter Scott, Sr., and Doris (Campbell) Aldrich in Pelham. He was raised in Pelham and attended Amherst regional schools and left high school to enlist in the US Navy. He proudly served aboard the submarine USS Sea Fox (SS-402) [Plankowner]. In 1942, Walter married Rosetta Jacque. He and his brother Ray founded Aldrich Auto Supply in Amherst in 1959. He held many positions including second class engineer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and chief engineer at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. He was also a member of the Pelham Church, U.S. Submarine Veterans, U.S. American Legion, Holland Club, and the Variety Club of New England. Walter is predeceased by his wife Rosetta in 2006, his son James Aldrich in 1998, and his brother Raymond Aldrich in 2015. He is survived by his son Jeffrey Aldrich and his wife Lorraine of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; his two daughters, Donna Boston of Chicopee, and Janet Keegan and her husband Kim of Sunderland; his brother Donald Aldrich and his wife Shirley of Port Charlotte, Florida; his sister Joan Yorke of York, Maine; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be Thursday, Nov. 5, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Douglass Funeral Service in Amherst. A graveside service with military honors will follow at the Pelham Valley Cemetery in Pelham. Donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children , 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104. Obituary and memorial register at To sign a Guest Book, express condolences, share memories and read other obituaries, go to Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Nov. 3, 2015