James R. Newkirk
US Army - Korean War Era Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 12/28/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 8, Region 9|
|About the Mission:||The family of James Richard Newkirk has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. James, 89, passed on Sunday, December 20, 2020.
James was a proud US Army veteran, and at his passing a resident the past 2 years of the State Veterans home in Stony Brook. He served in the Army from July of 1952 - 1957 in Germany, Battery "B", 69th AAA Gun Battalion, 90mm Army RA Artillery. For his service he received The National Defense Service Medal, The Army of Occupation(Germany) Medal and The Good Conduct Medal
He was also a former Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout Master and Order of the Arrow, Medford Youth Athletics Association Baseball Coach, member of the American Ball Park STAMPeders, a long-standing member of the Knights of Columbus - Chapter #725 of Patchogue and Parishioner of St. Sylvester's Catholic Church in Medford.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in James' obituary, available for viewin gonline on the Robertaccio Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
|Primary Staging Date:||12/28/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||08:30|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Robertaccio Funeral Home
85 Medford Ave.
Patchogue, NY 11772
|Lead Ride Captain:||John Fenech|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||631-793-0096|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||For anyone that would like to attend, the wake will be Sunday 12/27/20 at Robertaccio Funeral Home, 85 Medford Ave, Patchogue, NY 11772, from 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||12/28/2020|
|Second Staging Time:||10:45|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Second Location:||Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Boulevard
Calverton, NY 11933
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Sue and Gene Frohnhoefer|
|Second Stage - Special Information:|
|Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?||no|
|Submitted by:||John Fenech|