Ronald J. Burke
US Army - Korean War Era Veteran
Albany, NY - 03/10/2021
|***UPDATED 09 March 2021 - 14:55 hrs***
Updated to include riders-only staging at funeral home
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders will stand in silent honor for the life and service of Ronald J. Burke. Ronald served in the United States Army from 11 May 1953 until his honorable discharge at the rank of Corporal on 29 April 1955. He was assigned to Company M, 53rd Regiment, and spent 1 year and 4 months stationed in Alaska. For his service, Ronald was awarded the US Army Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.|
|Primary Staging Date:||03/10/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||12:15|
|AM or PM:||pm|
|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:||Note: Riders-only staging at the funeral home with a flag line for the dignified transfer. Escort to Blessed Sacrament Church to follow.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||03/10/2021|
|Second Staging Time:||12:30|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||pm|
|Second Location:||Blessed Sacrament Church
607 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12206
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||John Mercier|
|Second Stage - Special Information:|| Staging at the church with a flag line for the arrival of the funeral cortege. Church services scheduled for 1:00 pm, followed by escort and interment at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, 1389 Central Avenue, Albany.
For those wishing to pay respects on their own, Visitation will be held between 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 N. Allen St., Albany.
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak - ASC|