CLARK CEMETERY

1.  The following is the VFW Post 2485 Clark Cemetery Report for May 2000.

A. Two U.S. veteran donated 232 man hours working on cemetery projects this month.

(1)   Five local hires worked 792 man hours over 23 work days.

(2)   The Clark Development Corporation (CDC) contract grass cutters worked three days and their clean up (trash and leaves) crew worked every day crew.

B. Total expenditures for May were (P42,042.00). The expenditure sheet for the month  is attached.                  

C.  Flag inventory:

(1)   Six sets of new flags.

(2)   Two set repaired flags.  Flags were changed May 26.

D.  Burial ceremonies:

(1)   Antoni A. Pogozelski, SMS E-9, USAF (Ret) was buried at the Clark Cemetery  May 19.    Grave side  services were conducted by VFW post 2485.

(2)   Orie L. Royse, SGM E-9, USA (Ret) was buried at the Clark Cemetery May 24. Grave side services were conducted by VFW Post 2485.

(3)   William H. Wasley Jr., PV1 E-1, Army-ARNGUS, was buried at the Clark Cemetery May 24. Grave side services were conducted by VFW Post 2485.

E.  Donations for cemetery maintenance:

(1)   Filipino-American Memorial Endowment (FAME)

The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc.                        $1,225.00

F.  Cemetery Visitors:

(1)   H.E. Thomas C. Hubbard, US Ambassador to the Philippines and party visited the Cemetery on May 5th.

(2)   Hon. Marino Morales, Mayor of Mabalacat.

(3)   Hon. Recardo Zalamea, Vice Mayor Angeles City.

(4)   Gen. Ronny Benidecto, (PAF Ret), Representing Clark Development Corp. (CDC)

(5)   Col. Edgar Calvo, Commander 600 Air Base Wing, Clark Air Base.

(6)   Dir. Berry Barker, Director U.S. Veterans Affairs, Manila.

(7)   L/Col. Allen Crawford, USAF, JUSMAG.

(8)   Col. Antonio Ty, Dep. Commander, American Legion, Philippine Department.

(9)   Veteran and Civic Organizations from Angeles City, Baguio, La Union, and Barrio Barretto.

G.     Correspondence:

(1) Cemetery information pamphlets to FAME and VFW Post 11447.

H.  Remarks:

(1)    H.E. Thomas C. Hubbard and his wife visited the Clark Cemetery on May 5th While on an Economic Zone tour of Clark Economic Zone.

(2)    The remains of the late Duane D. Cutshell who was buried at the Clark Cemetery in December 1984 were exhumed May 26 for reburial in the Family plot at Holy Angle Memorial Park, Angeles City.

(3)    Memorial Day Ceremonies were hosted and conducted by Commander Jerry Bristol of  American Legion Post 123, Angeles City on May 30th. More than one hundred persons were in attendance representing Veterans and Civic groups from all over the Philippines. Guest speakers included the Mayor of Mabalacat, Vice Mayor of Angeles City, Director of U.S. Veterans Affairs Manila, Commander 600th Air Base Wing, Dep. Commander American Legion, Philippine Department and representatives from CDC, and JUSMAG. After the ceremony a Picnic was hosted by American Legion Post 123 at their Post Home.  

(4)    ALCON are advised that if you/your organization wish to receive this report by E-mail, Send your E-mail address to [email protected].

(5)    As of May 31, the Grave Diggers membership stands at 475.

Yours in Comradeship

Al Mitchell

Chairman, Clark Cemetery Committee  

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 Cemetery Financial Report May 2000

All amounts are in Philippine Peso's

Date Item Debit Credit Balance
         
  Balance from April   7777.00 7777.00
01-May Wages 620.00   7157.00
01-May Gas 300.00   6857.00
01-May Headstone Cleaning Material 880.00   5977.00
02-May Wages 780.00   5197.00
02-May Gas 250.00   4947.00
02-May Equipment 40.00   4907.00
03-May Wages 520.00   4387.00
03-May Gas 150.00   4237.00
03-May Buckets 90.00   4147.00
03-May Cleaning Material 440.00   3707.00
04-May Wages 620.00   3087.00
04-May  Gas 300.00   2787.00
04-May Headstone Cleaning Material 880.00   1907.00
04-May Xerox 100.00   1807.00
04-May Gas 100.00   1707.00
04-May Cash Deposit   25000.00 26707.00
05-May Wages 780.00   25927.00
05-May Gas 300.00   25627.00
08-May Wages 520.00   25107.00
08-May Gas 250.00   24857.00
08-May Equipment Parts 150.00   24707.00
09-May Wages 780.00   23927.00
09-May Gas 300.00   23627.00
09-May Equipment Repair 320.00   23307.00
10-May Wages 680.00   22627.00
10-May Gas 250.00   22377.00
10-May Correspondence 183.00   22194.00
10-May Headstone Cleaning Material 660.00   21534.00
11-May Wages 780.00   20754.00
11-May Gas 200.00   20554.00
11-May Equipment 266.00   20288.00
11-May Spray Bottles 70.00   20218.00
12-May Wages 780.00   19438.00
12-May Gas 250.00   19188.00
15-May Wages 320.00   18868.00
15-May Gas 150.00   18718.00
15-May Equipment Repair 112.00   18606.00
15-May Crypt Payment   6000.00 24606.00
16-May Name Tag 60.00   24546.00
16-May Wages 520.00   24026.00
16-May Gas 300.00   23726.00
17-May Wages 780.00   22946.00
17-May Gas 250.00   22696.00
17-May Equipment Repair 650.00   22046.00
18-May Wages 780.00   21266.00
18-May Gas 200.00   21066.00
18-May Xerox 12.00   21054.00
18-May Name Tag 60.00   20994.00
19-May Wages 300.00   20694.00
19-May Gas 250.00   20444.00
19-May Headstone Cleaning Material 660.00   19784.00
20-May Gas 100.00   19684.00
20-May Crypts 12000.00   7684.00
22-May Wages 780.00   6904.00
22-May Gas 250.00   6654.00
22-May Phone Call 62.00   6592.00
23-May Wages 780.00   5812.00
23-May Gas 300.00   5512.00
23-May Phone Call 70.00   5442.00
23-May Equipment Oil 59.00   5383.00
23-May Cash Deposit   25000.00 30383.00
24-May Wages 300.00   30083.00
24-May Gas 300.00   29783.00
24-May Digging of Burial Site 1500.00   28283.00
25-May Wages 780.00   27503.00
25-May Gas 300.00   27203.00
25-May Name Tag 120.00   27083.00
25-May Equipment Repair 150.00   26933.00
25-May Xerox 10.00   26923.00
26-May Wages 880.00   26043.00
26-May Gas 300.00   25743.00
27-May Gas 100.00   25643.00
29-May Wages 780.00   24863.00
29-May Gas 300.00   24563.00
30-May Wages 780.00   23783.00
30-May Gas 200.00   23583.00
30-May Wages 800.00   22783.00
31-May Wages 780.00   22003.00
31-May Gas 250.00   21753.00
31-May Crypt 6000.00   15753.00
         
  Ending Balance 48024.00 63777.00 15753.00
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