All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Herbert Work

Herbert A. Work, a native of Jimtown, Somerset County, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Name: Herbert A. Work

Born: November 17, 1928

Died: February 3, 2018

Hometown: Brockport, Pa.

Branch: U.S. Army

Work, 89, served his country in the U.S. Army in the Korean War.

On December 25, 1953, he was married to Norma Snyder, who survives him. Work worked at Brockway Glass, starting in the Mould Shop and retired as a shift supervisor after 38 years of service.

He was also a member of the Brockport United Methodist Church and a member of Elk Lodge Free and Accepted Masons in Ridgway.

He enjoyed spending time at his camp, cutting grass and hunting.

Herbert’s real niche was being a gadget kind of guy that loved to tinker and fix things.


All American Awards and Engraving is located on U.S. 322 in Shippenville. The company specializes in Embroidery, Screen Printing, all kinds of awards, trophies, engraving, unique gifts and more. As the company motto says, We can put “Almost Anything on Almost Everything”. 

They can be found online at or by calling toll free 1-877-402-9273 and ask for Jim Carroll or at

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