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Ensign Arthur O. Furfey of Watertown, Massachusetts; Died 1943 Seattle, Washington

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Ensign Arthur O. Furfey of Watertown, Massachusetts; Died 1943 Seattle, Washington

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 10:14AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
The Boston Herald
Boston, Massachusetts
Monday, September 27, 1943
Page 13, Column 1
Ensign Furfey’s Rites Wednesday
The funeral of Ensign Arthur O. Furfey, 23, Naval Air Corps, of 12 Eliot Street, Watertown, who was killed in a plane crash September 19 near the Seattle air base, where he was stationed, will be from his home, Wednesday at 8:15AM, followed by solemn high mass of requiem at St. Patrick’s Church at 9AM.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur K. Furfey, he was graduated from Watertown High School where he was a star in football and tennis. Ensign Furfey later attended the Huntington School and took a pre-law course at Kansas University, where he also serviced as assistant swimming instructor.

Besides his parents, he leaves a sister, Florence M. Furfey, also of Watertown.

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The Boston Herald
Boston, Massachusetts
Tuesday, September 28, 1943
Page 15, Column 1
Death Notices
Furfey. Of Watertown, Ensign Arthur Oakland Furfey, USNR, beloved son of Arthur L. and Florence E. Furfey (nee Oakland), died in line of duty, September 19, 1943, at Seattle, Washington. Funeral from his home, 12 Elliot at Watertown, Wednesday, September 29, at 8:15AM. Solemn High Mass of Requiem at St. Patrick’s Church at 9 o’clock. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.

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