Memorial Mission
Dorville Ward Finkle
U.S. Marine Corps

Southold, NY - 06/12/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: Mr. Finkle left High School at 16 years old to join the U.S Marine Corps during WWII. After his separation from the service, he returned to school. He then signed up again with the Marines to serve his country during the Korean War. He was a PFC in WWII and attained the rank of Corporal during Korea. He has willed his body to science and it is not known if or when there may be a military service so a memorial service is being held.
Primary Staging Date: 06/12/2021
Primary Staging Time: 11:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

North Fork United Methodist Church
43960 County Road 48
Southold, NY 11971


Lead Ride Captain: Pete Jepson
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 631.922.6330
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 25 May 2021
  • While in any outdoor setting, fully vaccinated PGR members will no longer be required to wear masks but are asked to act responsibly and respect your fellow members decision on this issue. For the protection of others, non-vaccinated members are asked to please wear a mask.
  • For the immediate future, all PGR members will continue to wear masks and social distance while indoors during a mission.
  • Masks will be worn at any other location where organizers, requestors or the Lead Ride Captain has determined that this be done.
  • 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 respect the LRC’s decision on these matters.
  • Here is the link for the Current NYS rules: Current NYS Guidelines
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Current Guidelines
Special Information:

The church is on the corner of Hortons Lane & Route 48 with the entrance on Hortons Lane. Please bring your flags. This is a flag line only for family and friends. The mission will end by 12 noon latest.

Please do what you can to honor this American hero and to support his family and friends.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Third Stage - Special Information:  
Is there a Fourth Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Pete Jepson SRC Region9
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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