Dorothy Schafernocker, known as Momma Nocker to those who knew her, passed away in 2016.
Her son Michael served as a Sea Wolf during the Vietnam war - the Sea Woves supported special operations missions and his specific duty was as a helicopter gunner.
With his death, Momma became a Gold Star Mom, a mother who lost a son or daughter in combat.
For more than 4 decades, Momma tirelessly worked to inform American about the heroes who died while serving our country.
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