Col. John J Cirelli, MD
US Navy - NYARNG (Ret.)
Multi-City, NY - 03/13/2019
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested by the family of Colonel John Jay Cirelli (Ret.) to participate in his military honors funeral services. Colonel Cirelli, 92, passed March 7, 2019.
Colonel Cirelli proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Navy, where he earned a Letter of Commendation, American Theater Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal w/1 Star, and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon w/1 Star. He served through much of his lifetime in the Naval Reserves and the Army National Guard, retiring with the rank of Colonel in July of 1994.
In 1951 he graduated from St. John’s University and then continued on to medical school in Bologna, Italy, graduating in 1956.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Colonel Cirelli's obituary, available for viewing online on the Kilmer Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
|Primary Staging Time:||09:00|
|AM or PM||am|
Saint Michael the Archangel Church
|Lead Ride Captain||Bruce Barger|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||5183616410|
|Special Information:||Will be standing flag line at the church for the arrival of Colonel Cirelli's family and friends. After the church service we will escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for interment.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||03/13/2019|
|Second Staging Time:||01:00|
|Second Stage - AM or PM||pm|
|Second Location||Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville New York 12871
|Second Lead Ride Captain||Bruce Barger|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Interment with military honors scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Please stage quietly and be aware of any services already in progress. Members arriving early are asked to form a flag line at the cemetery entrance for the arrival of the procession.|
|Submitted by:||Daniel Nolin - Senior Ride Captain, R4|