Darby honors three hometown heroes on Memorial Day

    Three Vietnam veterans who gave their lives serving the United States were honored in their hometown of Darby yesterday.

    Family and friends of Leonard Allen Guy, Patrick Thomas DeMarco and Dennis James Murphy celebrate the men’s sacrifice at the Cpl. William Greifzu VFW Post 598 on Main Street.

    The three were honored 40 years after their deaths with ceremonial street signs that are now posted on the streets where Murphy, DeMarco and Guy lived.

    Veteran Ed Floyd was determined to honor the three men and was about to do so with help from the borough council.

    “It’s been 40 years,” Floyd told the Delaware County Daily Times. “To think that the time has gone by that fast — there’s never closure, of course, but I think this helps a little.”

    The new flag pole in front of the VFW was also dedicated to the the fallen soldiers during the ceremonies.

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