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Harry and Ida Pinto, husband and wife, passed away on same day

Original post made on Sep 10, 2007

Harry and Ida Pinto, Mountain View residents married for 67 years, died within 12 hours of each other on Aug. 26. Both were both 91 years old.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 8, 2006, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Les Groshong
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm

There were at least five men from Mountain View who belonged to 'C' Company, 12 th Battalion, United States Marine Corps Reserves, that met monthly in San Francisco. Besides Harry Pinto, there was Phil Silia. Bill Miller, Peter Teresi, Herb Woods.and myself. We were called to active duty on November 7, 1940. Platoon Ssrgeant Pinto was our enlisted leader, and certainly one of the finest Marines that I ever knew in five years of service.


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Posted by Les Groshong
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm

There were at least five men from Mountain View who belonged to 'C' Company, 12 th Battalion, United States Marine Corps Reserves, that met monthly in San Francisco. Besides Harry Pinto, there was Phil Silia. Bill Miller, Peter Teresi, Herb Woods.and myself. We were called to active duty on November 7, 1940. Platoon Ssrgeant Pinto was our enlisted leader, and certainly one of the finest Marines that I ever knew in five years of service.


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