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***UPDATED 01/19/2018 - 07:00 AM*** 
Updated staging time shown in red below

Honor Mission

Robert L. Quirk, Veteran
USAAF - WWII

Albany, New York - 19 Jan 2018



ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Mr. Robert L. Quirk has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Robert, 98, passed January 14, 2018.
 
Born in Utica, NY, Robert was a Sergeant in the US Army Air Forces during WW II. He was the recipient of the American Service Medal, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. He participated in some of the most epic and storied battles and campaigns of that war, including Ardennes, Central Europe, Normandy, Northern France and Rhineland. Robert enlisted in June of 1942, and was Honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant in October of 1945.
 
Robert was a graduate of Albany High School, and Siena College, and retired as a tax examiner after many years of service with New York State Taxation and Finance.
 
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Mr. Quirk's obituary, available for viewing on the McVeigh Funeral Home website at: http://www.mcveighfuneralhome.com/ob...-2/#!/Obituary
 
The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. Robert L. Quirk, USAAC Veteran and "Greatest Generation" Hero.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 19 Jan 2018
Primary Staging Time: 10:30 AM

Parish of Mater Christi
40 Hopewell St.
Albany, New York - 12208


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

Staging at the church with flag line for the arrival of the funeral cortege. Mass of Christian Burial scheduled for 11:00 AM, followed by interment at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
 

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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