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AGARS --- at the V.A..hospital, Oct 15, 1965, Capt. Sylvester A. Agars of the Troy [NY] Fire Department, of 1048 Fifth Ave., son of Anna M. Schwartz and Sylvester F, Agars; brother of John T., Robert F, Albert W, Lawrence A, George D. Agars, Mrs. Michael Gulley, Mrs. Joseph E McGrath, Mrs. Raymond Moore and Mrs. Pasquale Planelli and Miss Joan Agars and the late James A. Agars and Marjorie E. Melrose; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral from the John H. Clinton Funeral Home, Washington Park and Third Street, Monday morning at 8:45 o'clock, thence in St. Lawrence's Church where at 9:30 o'clock a Requiem High Mass will be offered.  Friends are invied and may call at the funeral home Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon and evening.  Burial st. Mary's Cemetery

[The Times Record, Friday, October 15, 1965 - Page 13]

(courtesy of "Alysia")

Grave markers for Sylvester A. Agars in Section G of Saint Mary's Cemetery, Troy (Rensselaer county), New York.

Sylvester was a member of Company H when he had a parachuting accident In which his parachute failed to open. 

He was confined to the Oliver Genera! Hospital. Augusta, GA and after recovery was transferred to the 513th PIR.

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