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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Lester Shontz Jr.

Lester "Bud" Grant Shontz Jr., 92, of Penn Hills and Lake Mary, Fla., passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at his Oakmont home, with his children by his side. Bud was born March 25, 1925, in Pittsburgh, to the late Lester Grant Shontz Sr. and Bernice Yakel Shontz. His family history is traceable eight generations back into America's history. His ancestor, Christian Shontz, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1717 and at least 16 Shontz family members served with Pennsylvania regiments in the Civil...
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