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Honor Mission

Robert F. Lanoue

USN, WWII, Korea

Schuylerville, New York - 06-14-18


ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Mr. Robert F. Lanoue has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services.  Robert, 91, passed on Saturday, April 27, 2018.

Born in Cohoes, NY Bob joined the US Navy, serving during WWII at sea in the Pacific Theater under combat, and during the occupation of Japan. During his service, Bob earned the rank of Petty Officer 3rd Class, with a rating of Boiler Technician (BT3).  He re-enlisted during the Korean War and remained in the Navy until his honorable discharge, when he returned to Cohoes, then settling in Melrose, NY. Bob worked for many years at the Mohawk Paper Mills, afterward returning to the water as a merchant marine working on commercial tug boats and captaining barges on the canal system and coastal waters of New York.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Mr. Lanoue's obituary, available for viewing online at the Flynn Brothers Funeral Home website here:  https://flynnbrosinc.com/tribute/details/862/Robert-Lanoue/obituary.html

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 F. Lanoue, proud US Navy veteran and "Greatest Generation" hero.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-14-18
Staging Time: 10:30

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell RD
Schuylerville, New York 12871

 
Ride Captain:

"Big Dan" Nolin
dan1nolin@yahoo.com

Special Instructions:
 
Interment with full military honors scheduled for 11:00 a.m.  Please stage quietly and be aware of any services already in progress.  Please do not gather at the Visitor Center.
Flags & Water:
 
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.



 
Submitted By: "Big Dan" Nolin
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R4

 

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