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In Memory of
Denny Drewry

Denzil "Denny" Drewry passed away on March 8, 2022 at age 76. He was a member of Chapter 54 of the Special Forces Association. Denny served with U.S. Army Special Forces on a Green Beret detachment in Vietnam.

Denny Drewry Special Forces RIP

He enlisted in the Army in 1966 and volunteered for duty in Vietnam. He attended Infantry Officer School, Airborne School, and the Special Forces Officer Course. While in Vietnam in 1968-1969 he served as an Executive Officer (XO) on Special Forces Detachment A102.

After being injured in Vietnam he returned to the United States where he served as an instructor in military courses. After three years on active duty and eight years in the Army Reserves Denny left the military holding the rank of Major. HIs awards and decorations include the Bronze Star for Valor, Purple Heart, Airborne Wings, Special Forces Tab, and Combat Infantry Badge.

He was raised in Eastport and Orono, Maine. After High School he moved to Massachusetts with his family. Denny was a long-time resident of Westborough, Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amhearst with a B.S.

Before retiring he was a Divisional Sales Vice President for a Fortune 500 Company.

Denny served the Westborough community for several decades as a selectman, sports coach, and member of several community organizations. He was an advocate for veterans and provided assistance for veterans who were in need. Denny was a member of the Special Forces Association, Military Order Purple Heart, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and American Legion. He served as the Chief Financial Officer for Fishing With Warriors.

He served as president of Chapter 54, Special Forces Association. After his term ended he served for many years on the Chapter's executive committee.

His funeral service will be held on Monday, March 14, at 10:00 A.M. in the First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Calling hours at the Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Sunday, March 13, from 2 to 4 P.M.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the non-profit organization Fishing With Warriors. Denny was co-founder of this organization that provided services and benefits for veterans. Fishing With Warriors, Inc., P.O. Box 621, Westborough, MA 01581.

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