Honor Mission

COL Maurice M. Savage (Ret.), Veteran


MULTI-CITY, New York - 12 Jun 2017


The family of Colonel Maurice M. “Moss” Savage has requested Patriot Guard Riders presence at his military honors funeral services. Colonel Savage, 77, passed away on June 9, 2017. Born in Tralee County Kerry, Ireland, Colonel Savage came to the United States with his parents and is a graduate of Our Lady of Angels and a proud member of the Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) Class of 1959.

Colonel Savage enlisted in the U.S. Army on October 20, 1959, served 33 years and achieved the rank of Colonel. Military Accommodations include the Meritorious Service with oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation with oak leaf cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal (x2), the National Defense Medal, the Army Reserve Medal, the NYS Military Commendation Medal, The Long & Faithful Service Medal (x3), the Army Service Medal, the Overseas Service Medal (with Conspicuous Service), The NYS Aid to Civil Authority Medal, NG Res Achievement Medal, The Pathfinder Patch and the Cold War Victory Medal.


Primary Staging Time: 08:15 A.M.
McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, New York - 12206
Ride Captain:
"Big Dan" Nolin
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Special Instructions:
Staging at the funeral home parking lot. Flag line for the arrival of the family. Following brief service, members will escort to:

St. Pius X Church
23 Crumitie Rd.
Loudonville, NY 12211

Following church services, escort to:

Gerald B.H. Solomon
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Staging at Interment Shelter #1. Services with full military honors scheduled for 12:00 PM in Interment Shelter #2. For those members staging directly to the cemetery, please do so quietly and be aware of any services in progress. Please do not gather and remain at the Visitor Center.
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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