**HONOR MISSION** RONALD E. YLITALO LCPL USMC VIETNAM RI PGR MEMBER EXETER RI MONDAY 02/17/2020 11AM STAGING

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REQUESTED BY RI PATRIOT GUARD

**HONOR MISSION**

RONALD E. YLITALO  LCPL

US MARINE CORPS

VIETNAM

RI PGR MEMBER

Patriot Guard and Associates;

We have been invited by RI PGR to attend and assist them in Honoring Ronald E. Ylitalo  LCPL US Marine Corps,  RI PGR Member. CT PGR is Very Sorry for your loss.

Attached is the Mission information with staging time and location.  RCIC is listed below

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-17-20
Staging Time: 11:00
Veterans Memorial Cemetery
301 South County Trail
( Admin Building)
Exeter, Rhode Island 02822
 
Ride Captain:
ASC Mike “Gizmo” Dalmazzi  mikedal2008@yahoo.com

YLITALO, RONALD E., 70, of Freedom Way, Coventry, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Riverview Healthcare facility. Born in Hancock, Michigan, he was a son of the late Francis and Laila (Kanniainen) Ylitalo.

Ron was employed as a heavy equipment operator with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #324 for many years before retiring. He was a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps serving in the Vietnam War. For over 10 years, Ron was proud to serve in the Patriot Guard Riders.

He was a true outdoorsman; he loved to hunt and fish. Ron was a member and an officer at the North Bull Moose Lodge #9511 in Michigan.

Ronald is survived by a sister, Joanne Lemmon of Romulus, Michigan as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Norman, Donald and Jackie Ylitalo.

A Committal Service with Military Honors will be Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11:30 am at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 301 South County Trail in Exeter. Relatives and friends may assemble at 11:15 am by the administrative buildings at the main entrance of the Cemetery.  Visiting hours and flowers are respectfully omitted, memorial donations to the National Patriot Guard Riders (www.patriotguard.org )would be appreciated.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** NORMAN L. BISHOP PVT US ARMY VIETNAM ERA MIDDLETOWN CT TUESDAY 02/18/2020 9AM STAGE

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**HONOR MISSION**
NORMAN LEON BISHOP PVT
US ARMY
VIETNAM ERA 
1964-1967
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
TUESDAY
02/18/2020
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Norman Leon Bishop, PVT US Army Vietnam Era.
Significant Duty Stations include A Company 3rd Battalion 325th Infantry Regiment 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg NC as a Light Vehicle Driver.
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal, Parachute Badge, and Infantry Badge.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services.
RC Jennifer Hauser will be RCIC with flags on site.
Members are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather and thet Personal Weapons are not Permitted on State Property. 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders
William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE ~ HONOR MISSION, JOHN F. MILISKI US ARMY VIETNAM  

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**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE**
 
  **HONOR MISSION**
JOHN F. MILISKI
US ARMY
VIETNAM  
 
CHURCH STAGE ONLY
 
ST DAMIEN OF MOLOKAI PARISH
ST JOSEPH CHURCH
1747 POQUONOCK AVENUE
WINDSOR, CT 06095
THURSDAY
 02/13/2020
1000HRS STAGE
 
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for John F. Miliski US Army Vietnam.
John was a close personal friend of our State Captain Gregg Barratt and we are sorry for your loss.
We will Stand a Flag Line at the Church.
SC Gregg Barratt will be RCIC and flags will be on site
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** JOHN W KIRCHNER SGT US MARINE CORPS VIETNAM BROOKLYN/PUTNAM CT SATURDAY 02/08/2020 12 NOON STAGING

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** HONOR MISSION**
JOHN WILLIAM KIRCHNER  SGT
US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM  1967-1970
 
CHURCH STAGE
OUR LADY OF LA SALETTE
25 PROVIDENCE RD (RT 6)
BROOKLYN, CT  06234
SATURDAY 02/08/2020
12 NOON STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ST MARY’S CEMETERY
218 PROVIDENCE ST
PUTNAM, CT  06260
SATURDAY 02/08/2020
1PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for John William Kirchner SGT US Marine Corps Vietnam 1967-1970.
Significant Duty Stations include The Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Camp Lejeune, NC, 3rd Battalion 9th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III MAF, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion 1st Marine Division.
Significant Awards include the Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Gold Star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Valor, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with Silver Service Star, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line at the Church and the Cemetery.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has been requested weather permitting from the Church to the Cemetery.
Rob Migliore will be RCIC with flags on site.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** RAYMOND E ROBERTS AG2 US NAVY VIETNAM ERA MIDDLETOWN CT 02/01/2020 9AM STAGE

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**HONOR MISSION**
RAYMOND EARLE ROBERTS AG2
US NAVY
VIETNAM ERA
1953-1957
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
SATURDAY 02/01/2020
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Raymond Earle Roberts AG2 US Navy Vietnam Era
Significant Duty Stations include Fleet Weather EAC Norfolk VA as an Aerographer.
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag line for Cemetery Services.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC with flags on site.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN HONOR MISSION** DONNELL E MCLAUGHLIN US NAVY WEDNESDAY 01/22/2020 NORWALK CT 4PM STAGE

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**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN HONOR MISSION**
DONNELL E MCLAUGHLIN 
US NAVY
 
CHURCH STAGE ONLY
PARKWAY ASSEMBLY OF GOD
260 NEW CANAAN AV.
NORWALK, CT  06850
WEDNESDAY 01/22/2020
4PM STAGE
 
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Donnell E McLaughlin  US Navy.
Donnell is the son of our own PGR Member Donna Shenarts and we are Sorry for your Loss.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services Only.
Members are requested to bring their own flags.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**SPECIAL MISSION** SOUTHINGTON ELKS LODGE MILITARY APPRECIATION DINNER SATURDAY 01/18/2020 3PM STAGE

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**SPECIAL MISSION**
MILITARY APPRECIATION DINNER
SOUTHINGTON ELKS LODGE 1669
114 MAIN ST
SOUTHINGTON, CT 06489
SATURDAY 01/18/2020
3PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are Honored to have been invited to participate in the Southington Elks Lodges’  Military Appreciation Dinner. 
We have been requested to Stand a Flag Line for the Opening Ceremonies and during the Presentation of Colors.
Jennifer Houser will be in Charge with Flags on Site.
Members may have dinner if they choose.   Veterans will eat for no charge, for Family Members of Veterans there will be a $10.00 charge and all other guests there will be a $15.00 charge. A dinner of Turkey and all the fixings will be served. 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.  

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**SPECIAL MISSION** MEMORIAL SERVICE TOLLAND FIRE LT GARY M PASSARO SATURDAY 01/18/2020 TOLLAND CT 2PM STAGE

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**SPECIAL MISSION**
30th ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL SERVICE 
GARY M PASSARO   LT 
TOLLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT
US ARMY VIETNAM
 
MEMORIAL SERVICE
TOLLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMORIAL GARDEN
191 MERROW RD
TOLLAND, CT  06084
SATURDAY 01/18/2020
2PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are Honored to have been invited to participate in the 30th Anniversary Memorial Service for Gary M Passaro  LT Tolland Fire Department,  US Army  Vietnam.  
LT Passaro Died in the Line of Duty on January 18th 1990 as a result of a medical emergency. 
We will Stand a Flag Line for the Ceremony. 
Josh Ratti will be in charge with flags on site. 
Members are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather. 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** JOHN A SUSCO S2C US NAVY RESERVES WW II//SGT USMC KOREA SUNDAY 01/12/2020 & MONDAY 01/13/2020 PLAINVILLE/SOUTHINGTON CT

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MULTI DAY- MULTI CITY MISSION
 
**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
JOHN ANTHONY SUSCO
2SC US NAVY RESERVES 
WW II 
1945 – 1946
SGT US MARINE CORPS
KOREA
1952 – 1954
 
CALLING HOURS 
PLAINVILLE FUNERAL HOME 
81 BROAD ST
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
SUNDAY 01/12/2020 
3PM STAGE
 
ESCORT STAGE 
PLAINVILLE FUNERAL HOME 
81 BROAD ST
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
MONDAY 01/13/2020
9AM STAGE
 
CHURCH STAGE
OUR LADY OF MERCY CHURCH
94 BROAD ST
PLAINVILLE, CT  06062
MONDAY 01/13/2020
9AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ST THOMAS CEMETERY 
209 BELLEVIEW AV
SOUTHINGTON, CT  06489
11AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for John Anthony Susco S2C US Navy Reserves WW II 1945-1946  and SGT US Marine Corps Korea 1952-1954.
Significant Duty Stations NAVY include Navy Receiving Station New Haven, CT, Naval Training Station Bainbridge MD, Receiving Station Naval Operating Base Norfolk, VA USS Tarawa CVS 40, Receiving Station San Diego, CA, Personnel Separation Center Lido Beach Long Island NY   USMC   Army School Psycological Warfare Division, PSYOPS Seoul South Korea.
Significant Awards include the American Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, United Nations Service Medal, Republic of Korea War Service Medal. 
We have been Requested to Stand a Flag Line at the Funeral Home for Calling Hours on Sunday from 4p – 7p.
RC Linda Liversidge-Daley will be RCIC for Calling Hours with Flags on Site. Members may Stand for any amount of time that they choose.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has been Requested for Monday from the Funeral Home to the Church and Cemetery. RC TBA
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and Cemetery Services on Monday.  RC TBA.  Members should plan to bring their own flags.  
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** JOHN P SULLIVAN SP5 US ARMY VIETNAM 1965-1967 PLAINVILLE/HARTFORD/BLOOMFIELD CT 01/10 & 01/11/2020

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MULTI DAY – MULTI LOCATION MISSION
 
**HONOR MISSION**
JOHN PATRICK SULLIVAN  SP5
US ARMY
VIETNAM
1965-1967
 
CALLING HOUR STAGE
PLAINVILLE FUNERAL HOME
81 BROAD ST
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
FRIDAY 01/10/2020
3PM STAGE
 
CHURCH STAGE
ST PATRICK-ST ANTHONY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
285 CHURCH ST
HARTFORD, CT 06103
SATURDAY 01/11/2020
9AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
MT ST BENEDICT CEMETERY
1 COTTAGE GROVE RD
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002
SATURDAY 01/11/2020
10:30AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for John Patrick Sullivan SP5 US Army, Vietnam.
Significant Duty Stations include Headquarters and Headquarters Company 6th Psy Ops Battalion, Military Assistance Command Vietnam, USARV Saigon, S Vietnam as a Clerk Typist.
Significant Awards include The Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 2 Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and 1 Overseas Service Bar.
We have been requested to Stand a Flag Line for Calling Hours on Friday at the Funeral Home from 4p-7p. Members may Stand for any amount of time you choose.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and Cemetery Services on Saturday.
Jennifer Hauser will be In Charge with Flags on Site for both Calling Hours and Church/Burial Services.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)