Cpl. Joseph Trepasso – Dec. 1, 1950

FULTON, NY – Cpl. Joseph Trepasso, of Fulton, is being re-patriated back home after being identified as a casualty of the Korean War.

Cpl. Joseph Trepasso
Cpl. Joseph Trepasso

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.



  1. Thank you for your service and for giving the ultimate sacrifice. God bless, and may this bring his family peace.

  2. Welcome home !!! Thank You Uncle Joe for giving the ultimate sacrifice. Love from your family.

  3. Thank you for your service and for the ultimate sacrifice. God bless and rest in peace..

  4. Welcome home Cpl. Joseph Trepasso. Sorry it took so long, You may now rest in peace near your loving family. May God Bless you.

    Korean War Veteran

  5. Your story has touched many lives. May your family find comfort in your journey home. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice and service. May you rest in peace Cpl. Trepasso

  6. A true American hero finally coming home to rest in eternal peace. Your country is forever indebted to you for your sacrifice.

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