James Michael Wido
James Michael Wido, 64 years old, passed away Friday, November 15, 2013 at his home in Lindenhurst, Illinois. He was born December 17, 1948 in Rochester, NY. Jim joined the Navy in 1967 and became a Hospital Corpsman. He served in the 3/26 Marines from December 1968 to December 1969. Part of that time was spent with Mike Company as a platoon corpsman and the last part was spent working at the 3/26 Battalion Aid Station (BAS). He was awarded the Purple Heart while serving with Mike Co. in the bush. Jim was a very caring person who had a heart of gold. He would always be there if anyone needed anything. After his service ended, he became an independent consultant in the computer programming field. Jim is survived by his wife Mary (who died within a month after his death), two sons and their families, James and Robert, two grandchildren and four siblings.
The funeral services for Jim and his wife Mary were jointly held at 1000 23 May 2014 at Arlington Cemetery.