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WWII Lieutenant laid to rest 75 years later

AVON —  It was a memorial 75 years in the making. Monday in Avon, a pilot who perished fighting over in Italy in WWII, finally was given a proper burial a...

AVON --  It was a memorial 75 years in the making.

Monday in Avon, a pilot who perished fighting over in Italy in WWII, finally was given a proper burial after his remains were validated by DNA tests.

With family and friends present - including his sister, Army First Lt. Herschel Mattes was honored.

FOX61's photojournalist Sean McKeever has the story.