Walter K. Duel
Korean War Era Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 03/17/2023
Mission applies to the following Region(s):
Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission:
The family of Walter K. Duel has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in his military honors funeral services. Walter, 88, passed peacefully on March 12, 2023.
Born in Granville, NY, Walter was a graduate of Granville High School and went on to proudly defend his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He enlisted on June 2, 1953 and served as a Photographers Mate, Petty Officer 3rd Class. His time included 1 year and 9 months of overseas duty assigned to the Navy Facility 100, London. He was honorably discharged on May 28, 1957, and for his service, was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
After his military service, Walter worked and retired from General Electric Company as an Inspector after many dedicated years of service. He enjoyed reading, woodworking, genealogy and camping. He was one of the founding members of the Sippin Sam’s Camping Club.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Walter's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here
Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:
03/17/2023 at 11:45am
Glenville Funeral Home
9 Glenridge Rd.
Glenville, NY 12302
Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 8 March 2022
Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.
Staging at the funeral home with a flag line for the arrival of family and guests, followed by dignified transfer. Anticipated KSU 12:30 pm for Saratoga National Cemetery.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?
Second Staging Date and Staging Time:
03/17/2023 at 01:00
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
Second Stage - Special Information:
Please stage quietly and in accordance with current staging procedures. Interment with military honors scheduled for 1:30 pm.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?
rs 03/15; MER