John Dami was a World War II veteran.  

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, January 14, 1953

Navy Discharge Due For John J. Dami

John J. Dami, Electrician's Mate 3, USNR, is visiting his mother, Mrs. Elsie Dami, of 49 Main st.

John is home on leave pending final approval of the St. Alban's Naval Hospital's Physical Evaluation Board's recommendation of a 50 per cent total disability pension and a medical retirement from active duty with the Navy.

The pension is for an illness incurred while serving aboard a Navy destroyer operating in the British West Indies.

At the end of his visit here, John will be employed by his father who manages the Long Island City Employment Bureau in Long Island City.

Adirondack Daily EnterpriseFebruary 28, 1966

Mrs. Elsie Dami, of 18 St. Bernard Street, had guests this weekend, her son John and Mrs. Dami from Rochester. Grandson John flew up along [sic: alone?] last week as mid-term vacation took place in his school. His pal, Paul McManus drove here with Mr. and Mrs. Dami and the two boys are having a wonderful time in the snow. Oh, yes, and Friskie came along too, to visit Bobo,