FULTON, NY – Cpl. Joseph Trepasso, of Fulton, is being re-patriated back home after being identified as a casualty of the Korean War.
He served with L Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment., 7th Infantry Division, U.S. Army.
He was a combatant in the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea and the recipient of the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat, the Combat Infantryman Badge and other campaign medals.
Surviving are many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and cousins.
Family and friends may pay their respects from 4 to 6 pm on Friday, November 4, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
A graveside ceremony with full military honors will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, November 5, at St. Mary’s Cemetery on South Seventh Street in Fulton.
Memorials are requested in his honor to V.F.W. Post 569, 216 Cayuga St., Fulton, NY 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.