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Daughter of Pearl Harbor survivor attends North Brunswick remembrance ceremony

The North Brunswick community gathered at Elmwood Cemetery on Dec. 7 to commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The ceremony was held at the gravesite of Robert Friedberg, who was a survivor at Pearl Harbor and in 1944 received the Bronze Star in Europe while fighting at the Battle of the Bulge. Marty Balicki, his daughter, said of the occasion, “My father never spoke about the war, it was a taboo topic, but I am sure he would have really appreciated this ceremony today." The ceremony was under the direction of Eleanor Molloy and Bud Kultheau from Elmwood Cemetery. The township recognized the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor by presenting a proclamation to Balicki.PHOTO COURTESY OF PETE CLARK
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The North Brunswick community gathered at Elmwood Cemetery on Dec. 7 to commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The ceremony was held at the gravesite of Robert Friedberg, who was a survivor at Pearl Harbor and in 1944 received the Bronze Star in Europe while fighting at the Battle of the Bulge. Marty Balicki, his daughter, said of the occasion, “My father never spoke about the war, it was a taboo topic, but I am sure he would have really appreciated this ceremony today." The ceremony was under the direction of Eleanor Molloy and Bud Kultheau from Elmwood Cemetery. The township recognized the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor by presenting a proclamation to Balicki.PHOTO COURTESY OF PETE CLARK

PHOTO COURTESY OF PETE CLARK

The North Brunswick community gathered at Elmwood Cemetery on Dec. 7 to commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The ceremony was held at the gravesite of Robert Friedberg, who was a survivor at Pearl Harbor and in 1944 received the Bronze Star in Europe while fighting at the Battle of the Bulge. Marty Balicki, his daughter, said of the occasion, “My father never spoke about the war, it was a taboo topic, but I am sure he would have really appreciated this ceremony today.” The ceremony was under the direction of Eleanor Molloy and Bud Kultheau from Elmwood Cemetery. The township recognized the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor by presenting a proclamation to Balicki.

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