OSGOOD, James "Daryl" Wylie, 91, of New Port Richey, formerly of Vermont and Mass- achusetts, died on April 19, 2012. He was born to the late Andrew Wylie and Ada Evelyn Osgood, April 4, 1921 in Sherbrooke, Canada. "Daryl" graduated from Windsor High School in 1939 and attended the University of New Hampshire. He married his wife of 62 years, Eleanore, in 1950 in Windsor, Vt. Daryl served in the Army during WWII and was part of the Battle of the Bulge. He was injured by tank fire and was awarded the Medal of the Purple Heart. He later worked as security police for the Department of Defense at the Spring- field Armory. He then went onto work at the West Springfield post office and held many offices in the Local Postal Workers Union before retiring. He also held a real estate brokers license in the State of Massachusetts when he resided there. Never one to sit still, he would take on the job of school crossing guard with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office until his local grandchildren were born. He was an avid Boston sports fan and a horseshoe pitcher for many years. Daryl is survived by his wife, Eleanore of New Port Richey,FL. , 3 children: Darlene Sandstrom of Feeding Hills, Ma; Andy Osgood of Agawam, Ma and Darren Keith Osgood of Tarpon Springs, FL. He also is survived by his sister Barbara Fluerant of Naples, Florida and grandson Thomas Sandstrom of Jacksonville, FL., as well as seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Honor Guard, Post 10167, Holiday, Florida.
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