Name:   Irving W. Galusha

From:  Unknown, Corning, New York
Date:  Thursday, December 5, 1996

SOUTH CORNING -- Irving W. Galusha, of Glen Ave., died Tuesday, December 3, 1996 at Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath NY.

He was born October 4, 1919, the son of Joseph and Matilda Walther Galusha.

Irving was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Tech/Sgt. with 27 years of service serving in WWII as a navigator on a B17 in the Asian Theater.  He also was a veteran of the Korean conflict.  After military service, he was employed as an inspector for Corning, Inc., retiring in 1977.

He is survived by his sisters, Thelma Woodcock of Lehigh Acres, Fla. and Emma (Mrs. Henry) Konopski of Corning; brothers, Kenneth and sister-in-law Mary Galusha of Bath and Paul Galusha of Corning; a sister-in-law Betty Galusha of Monterey; several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Howard and Joseph.

Family and friends may call at the Acly-Stover Funeral Home, Corning, Friday, December 6, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, at the First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Donald Lawrence and the Rev. Paul Appel officiating.  Burial with military homors will follow in Barnard Cemetery, Caton, NY.

Memorials may be made in Irving's name to the First Baptist Church of Corning.