Jeremy S. Lasher

LCpl. Jeremy S. Lasher, USMC, 27, Luther Court, Tarawa Terrace, North Carolina, died Thursday, July 23, 2009, in the Helmand province of Afghanistan while on a mission. Born in Hamilton on November 12, 1981, he was the son of Gary Lasher and the former Vicky Barker Lasher. Jeremy was a graduate of Oneida High School, Class of 2000. He married Andrea Wolcik in Vernon on June 20, 2006. While in high school, Jeremy was active in many sports, especially wrestling. In his younger days, he was involved with Pop Warner Football and Little League, Babe Ruth and Connie Mack Baseball. Jeremy enlisted in the Marine Corps on October 10, 2006, and faithfully served his country in the Iraq War. He was a member of the Verona Fire Department and enjoyed music, golfing, snowmobiling, sketching, skateboarding, rollerblading, landscaping and gardening and especially loved spending time with his family and friends. Jeremy was of the Christian faith.