Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Ellery Bertram Purnsley

Chester Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, November 6, 1948

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Reflections for Detective Ellery Bertram Purnsley

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

November 7, 2019

Time will always allow us to learn of the greatness put fourth by others.. Det. Ellery B. Purnsley you chose to serve and protect and your family as in all of us will be for ever proud and honored by the ction you took that day many years ago ..

Thank you
William W Shepherd

Law enforcement supporter

William W Shepherd
City Resident

February 14, 2015

A Hero now in Heaven, Forever Remembered and Never Forgotten.

Kim Weigand - PA C.O.P.S.
Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand E.O.W. 9/14/2008

November 6, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 63rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 6, 2011

Gone but not forgotten. A true hero.
Rest easy brother,we've got it from here.

Sgt Mike Edes
Maine State Police

April 15, 2009

Detective Purnsley was the first Black to be promoted to Detective for the Chester Police Department. His memory lives on.

Maj M. B. Parlor
USMC / LAPD

November 6, 2007

Here we are one year later remembering and honoring you as always.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo

November 6, 2007

You are rememberd today and thank you Sir for your service

VanDenBerghe
NH

November 3, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 2, 2007

Detective, today we honor and remember you, 58 years after your untimely departure. Though today we acknowledge the anniversary of the day you left us, it is everyday we say thank you and remember you for your service and bravery. Always remembered!

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

November 6, 2006

DET. YOU WERE WAY BEFORE MY TIME, BUT I AHVE BEEN TOLD THE STORY OF HOW YOU GAVE YOUR LIFE MANY TIMES BY MY PARENTS AND OLDER OFFICERS.
YOU HAVE NOT AND WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.

OFF DIANE BRISCOE
CHESTER POLICE DEPT

May 18, 2005

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