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Mark A Schmelzlen USMC & PSP / 7-9 July 2018 ​/Carmichaels ,PA


Jul 18


Mark A Schmelzlen
US ​​M​arines Corps Dessert Storm Veteran
Retired Pennsylvania State Trooper
​Carmichaels, PA


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Mark A Schmelzlen US Marine Corps Veteran & Retired Pennsylvania State Trooper‭ to Stand In Silent Honor then Escort for his Interment with Military Honors.

Mark served as a Scout Sniper with the United States Marine Corps during Desert Storm and served in Panama, Liberia, the Mediterranean, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Mark later became a Pennsylvania State Trooper and retired with 25 years of credited Service. The majority of Mark’s career was spent at the Troop B Waynesburg Station where Mark Served as a Patrol Trooper, Criminal Investigator and Patrol Supervisor. Additionally, Mark was a Polygraph Examiner for the Troop B area of the Pennsylvania State Police, a peer contact in the Pennsylvania State Police Members Assistance Program Unit and was an active Member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 47, where he served as Chaplain and currently, was working as a Detective at the Washington County District Attorney’s Office in Washington, PA.
​Mark​​ ​se​rved our country​ and his community​ with Honor, now its our turn to Stand & Honor him.

This is a
​ three ​d​ay Honor Mission​, ​Members can attend all of a Mission or any part of the Mission. PGR sets no time for a ​Member to Stand a Mission. We Thank ​You for whatever time you give us and the families of our Heroes appreciate your time.



Briefing: 4:30 PM

Flag Line: 
4:45 PM

Visitation 6-8 PM



Staging: 12:30 PM

Yoskovich Funeral Home

Briefing: 12:45 PM

Flag Line: 1:00 PM

Visitation 2-4 PM & 6-8 PM

Staging: 9:15 AM
First Church Of the Nazarene
Briefing:9:30 AM

Flag Line: 9:45 AM

Visitation from 10-11 AM
Service at 11:00
Following the Service, KSU For Interment To:
Laurel Point Cemetery
Interment at 12:00 PM
Please Watch The Weather, Dress Accordingly, Hydrate & Bring Your 3×5 Handheld American Flags.
Jules Shubuck
Randy Ruff
(412) 613-2109


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