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TWOMEY Joseph J. Twomey, age 75, passed away on November 10, 2011, in Gainesville, Florida. He is preceded in death by his Mother, Father, two Sisters and one Brother. Joe proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. During his 23 years of dedication, he received four Good Conduct Awards: a Vietnam Service Medal, a Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, a Vietnam Armed Forces Meritorious Unit Citation, a Meritorious Unit Commendation, two Air Medal (strike/flight) Awards, and a Navy Commendation Medal. He retired from service in May 1977, while residing in Jacksonville, Florida. He is survived by his brothers, George Twomey (Mary) and Bill Twomey (Jane); his three daughters - Joyce Kellenberger (Daniel), Jean McKee (Michael), and Jacqueline Simpson; his grandchildren - Jennifer Morton, Lauren Parsons, Kody Parsons, Sharon McKee, Devyn McKee, and Jessica Hart, as well as three great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5-7p.m. at the Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the funeral home. Interment with full military honors will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Rd., Jacksonville, Florida 32218. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Greater Jacksonville Area USO, P.O. Box 108, NAS Jacksonville, 32212-0108. HARDAGE-GIDDENS OAKLAWN CHAPEL, 4801 San Jose Blvd is serving the family. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 13, 2011
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