Merton W. Houghton
USAF - Korean War Era Veteran
Hoosick Falls, NY - 12/26/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of Merton Wayne Houghton has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Merton, 88, passed on Tuesday, December 22, 2020.
Born in Bennington, VT, Merton served four years in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, between 1951 and 1955. Following his service in the Air Force, he returned to the Bennington/Hoosick Falls area, where he took work at Dodge Fibers Corporations. Merton enjoyed his time volunteering for the Hoosick Falls Fire Department, and served as Chief in 1973.
|Primary Staging Date:||12/26/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||09:45|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Mahar Funeral Home
43 Main St
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090
|Lead Ride Captain:||Martin Kaiser|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|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 during visitation hours 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Funeral service at 12:00 pm, followed by interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Hoosick Falls, NY.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||no|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|