John J. Walsh, Sr.
US Navy - Korean War Veteran
Albany, NY - 02/06/2021
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders will stand in silent honor of the life and service of John Joseph Walsh, Sr. John served in the US Navy during the Korean War, called from inactive duty on 20 February 1952. He served as a cook aboard the USS Aludra (AF-55), an Alstede-class stores ship for 18 months. He was honorably discharged on 18 December 1953 as a Commissaryman, Petty Officer 3rd Class. For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, China Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal.
A complete obituary may be viewed online with the following link:
|Primary Staging Date:||02/06/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:15|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, NY 12206
|Lead Ride Captain:||Don Miller, Jr.|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Staging at the funeral home with a flag line for the arrival of family at 10:30 am. There will be a private service conducted at 11:00 am, followed by dignified transfer and escort to our Lady of Angels Cemetery, 1389 Central Avenue where interment with military honors will be conducted.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||no|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak - ASC, Eastern Region|