USS Thomas J. Gary Reunion Group

Ronald Day

5608 CR 10 Heuvelton, NY 13654

Home-315-344-8823 Cell-315-528-0642 email


Dear Shipmate, March 2016 Newsletter

Had a nice mini reunion in Umatilla, FL Feb. 24th. Attending were: Gary & Pat Coager; Fran & Gloria Betancourt; Bill Stewart; Bill Buttimer; Alan & Colleen Baker and son Mark; Frank Perrella; Ron & Sheila Day; Rick Bewsher; Tom & Sherrie Pritikin and granddaughter Gabby; Jack & Peach Schumpert; Tom Mackey and Curtis Swain.

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Passed: Ed Humphrey- WWII- April 20, 2015- His remains were placed into the Columbarium at Arlington Nat. Cem. With full honors. He had attended some reunions.

Tom Reno 66-67 IC1

Delbert Weets- 66-67- EN3 16 Aug 2014 (wife Diane, from New Zealand 28 Feb 2016).

New: Jack Schumpert 68-70 EN2

Tom Mackey 67-69 EN2

Gary ball caps at $18 post paid.


I have decided this summer in Denver will be the last summertime reunion unless someone wants to take over and continue them. I will continue the reunions (3 days) in February in the southern states in place of the mini reunion. Possibly 2017 in the New Orleans area, let me know your thoughts.


2016 Reunion Lakewood (Denver) Colorado

July 7-9 2016

(Notice I have moved to July due to obligations I have in June, also this will be our last summer reunion)

I have contracted with the Courtyard Denver Southwest Lakewood, 7180 West Hampden Ave, Lakewood, CO 80227 (303-985-9696). Cost is $119 per night which includes a full hot breakfast. You must mention you are with the USS Thomas J. Gary group. There are extra days ahead and after if you want to stay longer, again mention you are with the Gary group to get that rate. Make your reservations by June 6, 2016 .


Banquet Detail

Our banquet will be Sat night at 5:30PM. Dress is casual. Menu is Chicken Dinner Buffet Baked chicken breast with mushroom demi-glace; arugula salad; rolls; roasted potatoes; vegetables; dessert; beverages. Cost is $ 40 per person includes service charge and taxes. Payable to me by June 6, 2016.



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