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Veteran and Hometown Hero Passes Away at 97 Years Old
TAYLOR, Pa. -- A well-known and well-loved veteran from Lackawanna County passed away this week at 97 years old. Thomas Bracey served in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam. He rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the air force. He died on Tuesday but is being remembered for being an airman in three wars and a fireman at home.