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D-Day Veteran from Forest City Has Died

FOREST CITY, Pa. — A World War II veteran many got to meet during a Newswatch 16 special on D-Day this past summer has died. The family of Harry Newak of ...

FOREST CITY, Pa. -- A World War II veteran many got to meet during a Newswatch 16 special on D-Day this past summer has died.

The family of Harry Newak of Lackawanna County says the 98-year-old veteran died peacefully at his home this past Sunday.

The U.S. Merchant Marine from Forest City served on a liberty ship ferrying the supplies needed to carry on the Allied war effort.