***HONOR MISSION***JOHN F. BUTLER, TECH 5, US ARMY, 1100 HRS (11:00 AM),(STAGING@1000), WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2016, ELMWOOD CEMETERY, NICHOLSON RD., EAST GRANBY, CT 06026

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***HONOR MISSION***JOHN F. BUTLER, TECH 5, US ARMY

1100 HRS (11:00 AM),(STAGING@1000), WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2016

ELMWOOD CEMETERY, NICHOLSON RD.

EAST GRANBY, CT 06026

Patriot Guard and Associates,

Sadly, we are called to stand a Flag Line for the father of our own member, John “Gigilo” Butler, who passed away on 12 May 2016. Our Hero, John F. Butler, Technician 5th Grade, US Army, served during WWII in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations with Company B, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division as a Supply Clerk in the Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. He was awarded the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon with 3 Bronze Service Stars, Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Assistant State Captain Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on site.

There will be a Flag Motorcycle escort of the family from the home to the Cemetery, where a Graveside service will be held with Full Military honors.

ESCORT STAGE: 1000hrs (10:00 am), Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Gio’s Brick Oven Pizzaria, Parking Lot
3 Turkey Hills Road
East Granby, CT 06026

INTERMENT: 1000 HRS (10:00 AM), Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Elmwood Cemetery
8-32 Nicholson Road
East Granby, CT 06026

The family has invited us to join them at a reception catered by Gio’s Brick Oven Pizzeria, at a location to be determined, following the service.

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR
STATE CAPTAIN
CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS
statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org
haddamac@gmail.com
mac06438@aol.com
Cell:860-682-7625
Fax: 860-345-3654