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September 19, 2018

Fosters Funeral Home

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.



11 Responses “Cpl. Joseph Trepasso – Dec. 1, 1950”

  1. mary trapasso fielding
    October 28, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    welcome home uncle joe

  2. Andy Rupert
    October 28, 2016 at 5:42 pm

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

  3. Susie Trapasso Kerrigan
    October 28, 2016 at 6:59 pm

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

  4. Rashelle pitcher
    October 29, 2016 at 8:14 am

    Welcome home Cpl. Trepasso, may God bless you and your family.

  5. Patty Brayton Malia
    October 29, 2016 at 10:28 am

    Carol, Mary, Sue and families, so glad he is finally home!

  6. October 29, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    …finally, rest in peace with the family you loved near you! THANK you for your service to America…your story touched me!

  7. Donald F. Ketcham Sr.
    October 29, 2016 at 3:16 pm

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

  8. October 30, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    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

  9. Colleen Taylor
    October 31, 2016 at 9:13 am

    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

  10. Teresa Trapasso
    October 31, 2016 at 8:04 pm

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

  11. Karla
    November 1, 2016 at 9:26 pm

    Welcome home cpl. Trepasso.. Thank you for our freedom..
    Rest in peace …

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