Army Pfc. Paul O. Cuzzupe II

Army Pfc. Paul O. Cuzzupe II

Died August 8, 2010 serving during Operation Enduring Freedom

23, of Plant City, Fla.; assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany; died Aug. 8 in Akhtar-Mohammad-Khan, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Medic recalled at funeral as helpful, light-hearted
The Associated Press

SEFFNER, Fla. — Family and friends gathered Aug. 21 to remember a 23-year-old Army medic from Plant City who died after serving two months in Afghanistan. Paul O. Cuzzupe died Aug. 8 from wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. A funeral for Cuzzupe was held at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Seffner. The Army presented his relatives with the Purple Heart, among other medals. In a eulogy, a sergeant with Cuzzupe’s unit described the fallen medic as someone always there to help in a time of need and a joy to be around.

 

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  1. Tammie Welch

    Praying for God’s comfort for your family.Tammie

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