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Robert R. Brincil

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WHITE CREEK, N.Y. -- Robert R. Brincil, 83, of Chestnut Hill Road, died peacefully, Thursday, June 30, 2005, at his residence.

Born March 25, 1922, in New York City, he was the son of George and Rose (Bernas) Brincil. The family moved to White Creek in the early 1930s.

Robbie joined the United States Army in 1944 and valiantly served his country during World War II. He suffered severe injuries that left him permanently disabled and unable to work the rest of his life. He received many awards including one Bronze Battle Star and a Purple Heart.

He was a member of American Legion Capt. Maxson Post No. 634, Cambridge, Faternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 2467 in Hoosick Falls, Disabled American Veterans Astoria 29 DAV and VFW Post No. 7291, Greenwich.

He enjoyed traveling, gardening and the outdoors. He liked trains, riding them and collecting memorabilia.

Survivors include a nephew, Vincent Brincel of Bennington, Vt., and three nieces, Phyllis Fairley of Bennington, Jane Brownell of Hoosick Falls, and Claudette Mayer of Scotia.

Friends and relatives are invited to call on Tuesday, July 5, 2005, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ackley & Ross Funeral Home, 73 West Main St., Cambridge.

It was Robbie’s wish to be cremated. His ashes will be buried at the Gerald B. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, on Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at a time to be announced.

Memorial contributions are requested to be made to American Legion Capt. Maxson Post No. 634, Cambridge, NY 12816.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 2, 2005
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