Honor Mission

Joseph M. Micare, Veteran

USMC - Vietnam

Albany, New York - 10 Apr 2017



The family of Mr. Joseph Michael Micare, United States Marine Corps, Vietnam veteran has requested Patriot Guard Rider presence at his military honors funeral services.

Joseph “Joe” M. Micare, 68, of Albany, NY, passed away peacefully at Albany Medical Center on April 5, 2017. He was born in Albany, NY on May 28, 1948 and, after graduating from Cardinal McCloskey High School, enlisted in the United State Marine Corps where he proudly served his country in Vietnam. His MOS was 0341, Mortar Man. For his service, Joe was awarded the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal w/three Bronze Stars, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and an Expert Badge with the M14 Rifle. Joe was Honorably discharged on 20 June, 1969 at the rank of Lance Corporal (E3).

Following his Honorable Discharge from the Marine Corps, Joe had a career in the telecommunications field starting with the New York Telephone Company and retiring from Avaya.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to be able to stand for, and display honor dignity and respect for the life and service of Joseph M. Micare, proud United States Marine and Vietnam Veteran. Semper Fi, Marine!


Primary Staging Time: 08:30 A.M.
McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, New York - 12206
Ride Captain:
Mike Hogan
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Special Instructions:
Staging at the funeral home at 08:30 for the arrival of family. After brief service, PGR will escort to:

Parish of Mater Christi
40 Hopewell St.
Albany, NY 12208

Special Note: Family has requested 2 PGR members to act as pall bearers, if at all possible.

Upon completion of church services, PGR will escort to cemetery for interment with full military honors:

Our Lady of Angels Cemetery
1389 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12205
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


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Attn: Treasurer
PO Box 637
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590




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