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The family of Mr. Joseph R. Van Der Linden has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his funeral and military honors ceremonies.

Monday, January 9, 2017

McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, NY

Staging 08:00 AM for the arrival of family.

Bill Ryan

Dignified transfer will take place at approximately 08:30 AM, with escort to:

All Saints Catholic Church
16 Hempstead Ave.
Albany, NY

Upon conclusion of church services, members will escort to:

Gerald B.H. Solomon
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY

Interment scheduled for 11:00 AM, Interment Shelter 2.  For those members staging directly at the cemetery, please stage quietly at Shelter 1 and be aware of any services in progress.

Mr. Joseph R. Van Der Linden passed on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Born in Albany, he joined the US Navy Reserve in April of 1954  He was activated in July of 1955, serving aboard the USS Norris (DDE 859), a Gearing Class Destroyer.  During his service, he attained the rank of Seaman (E3), and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to be able to stand for the life and service of Mr. Joseph R. Van Der Linden.
Ray Sestak
Assistant State Captain
Eastern Region, PGRNY


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