John J. Prastio, Sr.
US Marine Corps - Vietnam Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 04/19/2021
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of John James Prastio, Sr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. John, 76, passed on April 11, 2021.
A 3-tour Vietnam Veteran, John served with the 2nd Battalion 3rd Marines, and was the recipient of three Purple Hearts. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Corporal. His individual strength was immeasurable. At 20, he was told he would never walk again due to battle wounds but with his determination and perseverance he walked.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in John's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking HERE
|Primary Staging Date:||04/19/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:30|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Fredendall Funeral Home
199 Main Street
Altamont, NY 12009
|Lead Ride Captain:||Ray Sestak|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||518-669-3358|
|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. KSU will take place at approximately 11:00 am. Services at Saratoga National Cemetery are scheduled for 12:30 pm.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||04/19/2021|
|Second Staging Time:||12:00|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||pm|
|Second Location:||Saratoga National cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Bruce Barger|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Members staging at the cemetery are asked to proceed directly to the staging area to form a flag line at the interment shelter at the appropriate time. There will be no sentry at the main entrance. Interment services are scheduled for 12:30 pm.|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|