George J. McCarron, Jr.
Cold War Veteran
Glenville, NY - 01/30/2023
Mission applies to the following Region(s):
Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission:
The family of George J. McCarron, Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in his military honors funeral services. George, 89, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2023.
Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, George was a graduate of Cambridge High School and went on to continue his education at Boston College. He proudly defended his country in the United States Army, entering on 6 August 1954. He was trained as a Personnel Specialist (MOS 716.10), and spent 18 months in Germany assigned to NATO Forces with Service Company, 60th Regiment. He was honorably discharged on 24 July 1956 at the rank of Private First Class, and for his service, was awarded the Army Occupation Medal (Germany), and the Good Conduct Medal.
George later worked for General Electric for 37 years, retiring in 1994 as an Analyst in the Power Systems Contract Practices Operation. He was a longtime, faithful communicant of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Glenville and served as a greeter and on the counting ministries. George was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 10013, Scotia Glenville Senior Center, the GE Elfun Society and several golf and bridge groups.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in George's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here
Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:
01/30/2023 at 11:00am
Church of the Immaculate Conception
400 Saratoga Road ( Rt 50)
Glenville, NY 12302
Click here for map
Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 8 March 2022
Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.
Staging at the church with a flag line for the arrival of family and guests. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 11:30 am, followed by interment with military honors at St. Anthony's Cemetery, Glenridge Rd., Glenville, NY Click here for map
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?
rs 01/27; MER