4th of July Tribute: Joseph DiDia, my grandpa.

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  1. B-17engineer

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    I realize Joe had a thread about his dad and I have been gathering photos to share with some people who will appreciate them. My Grandpa Joseph DiDia was a great man who, even though I was young, will never forget. He served with the 82nd airborne during Korea and a few years after that. I have fond memories of him walking my older brother and I to and ice cream shop a few blocks away from his humble abode. He married my grandma who is still here with us and she helped me get these few remaining photos of him. He passed away December 13th, 2003 of a heart attack.

    He is on the left of the picture with the three children.

    I hope you all enjoy.

    "Memories paint these days with colors that will never fade"

    I love you Pop-Pop
     

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    B-17engineer Active Member

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    Both my grandpas served in the military actually. The one who was in the Navy is still live and well!
     
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    Good for you for sharing them with us.

    Thank you!
     
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    Thanks, glad you guys like them
     
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    Very nice tribute H.
     
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    Thanks David
     
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    With all here Harrison. Very nice.:thumbright: :salute:
     
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    Really glad you guys appreciate them.... took a bit of searching through my grandmas house and been meaning to do this for some time now.
     
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    My grandma said she has more pictures....will post when I get em
     
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    Many thanks for sharing those Harrison.
     
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    your grandfather would be proud Harrision good for you. I have very mixed feelings about posting any pics or anything of my Father due to his passing last June, well maybe something in the future not too sure.

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    Thank you so much for sharing Harrison. Those photos are so great to have, and brings the past to the present. Thanks
     
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    Have one! Just dont know how to work it! Thanks and will do
     
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    Great tribute there, Harrison! :salute:
     
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    Thanks for sharing Harrison! :salute:
     
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    Thanks Wayne and Kirk!
     
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    Very nice Harrison!

    Grandpa will ALWAYS be with you!

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