Bruce David Harrington, 66, passed away October 21, 2011. He was born on February 15, 1945 in Oneida and lived his whole life in Rome, N.Y. He graduated from RFA.
He was a Vietnam War veteran, and served as a commanding officer at the U.S. Naval Reserve Manpower Center in Bainbridge, Maryland. His last duty assignment was SS EP ING Forest (PCS-7), and had a honorable discharge. He came away with two medals: Armed Forces Expeditionary medal (vet, Vietnam), and a National Defense service medal.
He leaves a family of two children, Vallerie Hagzan of Long Island, and Bruce Harrington, Jr. of Plattsburgh, NY; three grandchildren, Hanna, Harmony and Eleanor Hagzan of Long Island. Also a first wife, Darlene Gorecki of Monticello, NY; and a second wife, Imogene Kitchin Harrington of Rome.