Richard L. Nirschl
US Army - Vietnam Veteran
Cobleskill, NY - 10/05/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of Richard L. Nirschl has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Richard, 76, formerly of the Cobleskill area, passed away Monday, September 28th in St. Johnsville where he had resided since 2016.
Born in Cobleskill, NY, Richard attended Sharon Springs School, and later, enlisted in the US Army. He served during the Vietnam War as a Paratrooper from 1965 until his honorable discharge in 1967 at the rank of Private First Class.
After he returned home to his native Schoharie County, Rich worked for Roger Becker and later, Guilford Mills in Cobleskill before retiring. He was a proud veteran, patriotic, and supported other veterans to the extent that he could.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Richard's obituary, available for viewing online on the Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home website by clicking the link below:
|Primary Staging Date:||10/05/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:15|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home
108 Chapel Street
Cobleskill, NY 12043
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|Lead Ride Captain:||Don Macomber|
|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 dignified transfer. Escort a short distance to Cobleskill Rural Cemetery at approximately 11:00 am for 11:30 interment services.|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|