R4/5, Honor Mission - Patrick G. Rhatigan, US Navy, Vietnam Veteran, Tue., 03/12/2019 - Albany - Schuylerville, NY

 
Honor Mission
Patrick G. Rhatigan

US Navy - Vietnam
Multi-City, NY - 03/12/2019
 
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Mr. Patrick G. Rhatigan has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Rhatigan, 68, passed on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

Patrick enlisted in the US Navy in Queens, NY on January 27, 1969. After training, he was assigned to the USS Floyd B. Parks (DD-884), a Gearing-class destroyer. During 1969/1970, Floyd B. Parks served as plane guard for aircraft carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated in Operation Sea Dragon, patrolled on search and rescue duties, and carried out naval gunfire support missions. For his service, Patrick received the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. He was honorably discharged on October 9, 1970 at the grade of Seaman Apprentice (E-2).

After the War, he worked at, and retired from the Long Island Railroad.

A complete obituary can be viewed online on the McVeigh Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Time: 08:15
AM or PM am
Staging Location McVeigh Funeral Home
208 North Allen St.
Albany, NY 12203
Lead Ride Captain Paul Orzolek
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Special Information: Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Dignified transfer with escort to All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St, Albany, NY 12203 for Funeral Mass. Following services, funeral procession will proceed to Saratoga National Cemetery for an 11:30 interment with military honors.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 03/12/2019
Second Staging Time: 11:00
Second Stage - AM or PM am
Second Location Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain Ray Sestak
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518-669-3358
Second Stage - Special Information: Interment with military honors scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Please stage quietly and be aware of any services already in progress. For those arriving early, please form flag line at the cemetery entrance for the arrival of the procession.
   
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
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