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Major Richard Winters Dies at Age 92 (Band of Brothers)

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  • Major Richard Winters Dies at Age 92 (Band of Brothers)

    SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY, Pa. -- Hershey native, Major Dick Winters, the World War two hero has died.

    News 8 has learned about his passing through a close family friend.

    Winters passed away January 2. He was laid to rest on Saturday, January 8.

    He had requested a private, unannounced funeral service.

    Winters grew up in Lancaster, attending Boys' High School and Franklin and Marshall College.

    After graduating, and a few months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Winters joined the army.

    Later, he commanded the group of World War II heroes known as "the band of brothers".

    http://www.wgal.com/news/26420961/detail.html
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