(MA PGR Alert) US Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Rodriguez, 19, of Fairhaven, MA

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(MA PGR Alert) US Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Rodriguez, 19, of Fairhaven, MA, 19,22,23 DEC 2013


US Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Rodriguez, 19, of Fairhaven, MA, 19,22,23 DEC ’13

The family of US Marine Corps LCpl Matthew Rodriguez has requested our presence at the funeral of their Fallen Hero, LCpl Rodriguez died on December 11th while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division,  I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California

Lance Corporal Rodriquez joined the Marines in 2012. He was awarded the Purple Heart among other medals. He  followed in the steps of his father, also a Marine

I) The return of LCpl Matthew Rodriguez on his journey home and to his final resting place

DATE: Thursday, December 19 2013

at:  Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Funeral Home
50 County Rd., Route 6
Mattapoisett, MA 02739


STAGING LOCATION:  We will stage  across the street from the funeral home at
53-55 County Rd (Route 6)
Mattapoisett, MA

STAGING TIME: Please arrive No Later Than 1:00 PM

We will then form a flag line to honor LCpl Rodriguez  upon his return, along with his family

II)  WAKE:  Please attend on your own and bring your own flags

DATE/TIME:  Sunday, 22 December,1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

LOCATION: At  the Funeral Home

Please park across the street as before


DATE: Monday, 23 December 2013

At: First Congregational Church
34 Center St
Fairhaven, MA

Fairhaven, MA 02719

Parking is on South St between Main St. and  Fort St


STAGING TIME: 8:45 AM – 9:10 AM


We will then proceed to the church and form a flag line

Interment to follow at Bourne National Cemetery


For those who wish to participate in the interment ceremony but  who are unable to be at the church.

Cape Cod Harley Davidson
750 MacArthur Blvd (Rte 28)
Pocasset, MA 02559


STAGING TIME: 11:05 AM – 11:30 AM


KSU: 11:40 AM

Ride Captain: Ray L’Heureux   Lheureux_Raymond@yahoo.com

Assisting Ride Captain: Dave Rumney   Gufinof1@msn.com

NOTE: Please be mindful of weather and road conditions and dress and travel accordingly.

————Flags will be provided—————