The Transylvania Times -

Transylvania's Oldest Living Veteran


May 24, 2018

I was prompted to write this letter, with pride, after reading the obituary of Robert “Pappa” Morrison in the May 10 Transylvania Times. May he rest in peace, and God bless him for his service to his country. But I must clarify that he was not the “oldest living veteran in Transylvania” as was stated in the obit.

That honor belongs to my wife Debi’s mother, Veronica Dapson, who is 99 this year - six years older than Robert at his passing. She has worn her “oldest” title with pride in Transylvania’s Memorial Day parade. Veronica enlisted during WWII in the WAC, at the age of...

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