Pearl Harbor obituaries

Donald Stratton, USS Arizona Survivor, Has Died

By: Mark Loproto

On the morning of December 7, 1941, six sailors were rescued from the burning and sinking USS Arizona (BB-39) by Joe George, a crew member of the repair ship USS... Read More

Seven Pearl Harbor Survivors Lost in January, 2020

By: Mark Loproto

Every year, as we get further in time from the events of December 7, 1941, we must bid farewell to an ever-increasing number of the heroes who lived through that... Read More

In Memoriam: Pearl Harbor Survivors Lost in 2019

By: Mark Loproto

As the years move us ever further from the events of December 7, 1941, we find ourselves bidding farewell to more and more of the men who lived through the... Read More

USS Arizona Survivor Lauren Bruner Dies at 98

By: Bruce Danforth

More than 75 years ago, thousands of men—some of them still in their teens—put their lives on the line when the Imperial Japanese Navy launched its attack on Pearl Harbor.... Read More

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Curator Passes Away

By: Bruce Danforth

Arising from the devastation of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, there grew a sense of community around those involved in the deadly assault. In the aftermath of... Read More

Pearl Harbor Survivor Patrick McIntyre Passes Away at 96

By: m gurnas

The Memphis, Tennessee area said goodbye to its last known Pearl Harbor survivor with the passing of Patrick McIntyre on January 25, 2019. At 96 years old, McIntyre was one... Read More

Pearl Harbor Survivor John Reed Dies at 96

By: Mark Loproto

Pearl Harbor survivor John Reed was only a week away from his 97th birthday when passed away on November 12, 2018. Reed was one of the last survivors of Pearl... Read More

Pearl Harbor Survivor Alvin Mays Dies at 96

By: Mark Loproto

More than 76 years ago, the United States suffered the loss of more than 2,400 lives on the devastating morning of December 7, 1941. From the Pearl Harbor attack there... Read More