IN MEMORIAM

The Foundation is aware of the following members of the Supply Corps community who passed away.  Please let us know of those who have passed away for this column by forwarding information to InMemoriam@NavySupplyCorpsFoundation.org.

You may leave a condolences message to a deceased member’s family by clicking on that member’s name.  (Note: Condolences will be reviewed by an admin before being made viewable).  The deceased member database can be searched using the search bar provided above the list.

OUR SHIPMATES WHO HAVE PASSED

The following is a list of obituaries, burial & service announcements, and other relevant information pertaining to our fallen Supply Corps Officer shipmates.  They are arranged by “Deceased Date”, most recent first.

If there is a specific individual you want to location, use the search field below and enter EITHER their first name OR their last name to locate their In-Memoriam record.  (Due to the use or omission of middle initials/middle names, a search for their full name may not produce accurate results.)  Once you find the specific individual record you are searching for, CLICK ON THE INDIVIDUAL’S NAME to open up their details and access their links.

Note: All In-Memoriam Records will be shown with the following image: No Picture  If an item appears in your search results but does not have the “In Memoriam” image, it is likely not an “In Memoriam” record.  It may be a different article or record on the Foundation website related to the name in your search.

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In-Memoriam Records:

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CDR John “Jack” H. Summers, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born : 10/12/1939

Deceased :  04/17/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

John-Summers Legacy.com

SUMMERS - JOHN | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Harold E. Spears, Jr., SC, USN (Ret.)

Born :  05/12/1947

Deceased :  04/01/2024

Chapter Name :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

Harold Spears - beallfuneral.com

SPEARS-HAROLD | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT James C. Vail, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   09/16/1936

Deceased:   05/27/2023

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

James C. Vail Obituary - Naples Daily News

VAIL-JAMES | The United States Navy Memorial

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RADM Edward M. Kocher, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   06/19/1926

Deceased:   06/14/2023

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

KOCHER-EDWARD|The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Davis S. Cangalosi, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   08/27/1938

Deceased:   03/20/2024

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

CAPT-Davis-Cangalosi-Legacy.com

CAPT-Davis-Cangalosi - Henry Funeral Home

Cangalosi-Davis|The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Eugene A. Grasser, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   11/13/1942

Deceased:   03/05/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

Eugene Grasser - Atlanta, GA - Atlanta Journal-Constitution (legacy.com)

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CDR Charles H. Galligan, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born :  03/16/2026

Deceased :  02/05/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

Charles Galligan, Jr. Obituary - Annapolis, MD (dignitymemorial.com)

Charles Henry Galligan Jr. Obituary (1926 -...

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CAPT Kenneth M. Beyer, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   08/15/1920

Deceased:   03/18/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

VINTAGE-OAKLEAF-CAPT-BEYER-ARTICLE

BEYER-KENNETH | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Steven S. Hartzell, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born: 12/10/1957

Deceased: 02/12/2024

Chapter Affiliation : Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

Steven Hartzell Obituary - Legacy.com

Hartzell - Steven | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Gregory F. Fisher, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born: 04/21/1934

Deceased: 02/20/2024

Chapter Affiliation : Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Links:

FISCHER-GREGORY | The United States Navy Memorial

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CDR Hugo M. Luoto, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born: Unknown

Deceased: 04/06/2016

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

Hugo Luoto Obituary (2016) - Virginia Beach, VA - The …

CDR Hugo Mikael Luoto, Jr., USN )Ret.)...

CDR John “Jack” H. Summers, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born : 10/12/1939

Deceased :  04/17/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

John-Summers Legacy.com

SUMMERS - JOHN | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Harold E. Spears, Jr., SC, USN (Ret.)

Born :  05/12/1947

Deceased :  04/01/2024

Chapter Name :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

Harold Spears - beallfuneral.com

SPEARS-HAROLD | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT James C. Vail, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   09/16/1936

Deceased:   05/27/2023

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

James C. Vail Obituary - Naples Daily News

VAIL-JAMES | The United States Navy Memorial

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RADM Edward M. Kocher, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   06/19/1926

Deceased:   06/14/2023

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

KOCHER-EDWARD|The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Davis S. Cangalosi, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   08/27/1938

Deceased:   03/20/2024

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

CAPT-Davis-Cangalosi-Legacy.com

CAPT-Davis-Cangalosi - Henry Funeral Home

Cangalosi-Davis|The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Eugene A. Grasser, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   11/13/1942

Deceased:   03/05/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

Eugene Grasser - Atlanta, GA - Atlanta Journal-Constitution (legacy.com)

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CDR Charles H. Galligan, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born :  03/16/2026

Deceased :  02/05/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

Charles Galligan, Jr. Obituary - Annapolis, MD (dignitymemorial.com)

Charles Henry Galligan Jr. Obituary (1926 -...

CAPT Kenneth M. Beyer, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born:   08/15/1920

Deceased:   03/18/2024

Chapter Affiliation :  Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s) :

VINTAGE-OAKLEAF-CAPT-BEYER-ARTICLE

BEYER-KENNETH | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Steven S. Hartzell, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born: 12/10/1957

Deceased: 02/12/2024

Chapter Affiliation : Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

Steven Hartzell Obituary - Legacy.com

Hartzell - Steven | The United States Navy Memorial

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CAPT Gregory F. Fisher, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born: 04/21/1934

Deceased: 02/20/2024

Chapter Affiliation : Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Links:

FISCHER-GREGORY | The United States Navy Memorial

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CDR Hugo M. Luoto, SC, USN (Ret.)

Born: Unknown

Deceased: 04/06/2016

Chapter Affiliation:   Foundation

Obituary and/or Additional Link(s):

Hugo Luoto Obituary (2016) - Virginia Beach, VA - The …

CDR Hugo Mikael Luoto, Jr., USN )Ret.)...