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August “Augie” Parilli Jr. U.S.A. / 8 April 2021 / Rochester & Cecil Township, PA


Apr 21


Update: The mission segment at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies is “STAND DOWN”, there will be no service at the cemetery.


August “Augie” Parilli Jr.
U.S. Army
8 April 2021
Rochester & Cecil Township, PA


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of August “Augie” Parilli Jr., U.S. Army veteran, to stand in silent honor for his service and interment at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

August proudly served in theatre during Vietnam in the U.S. Army from July of 1965 until he was honorably discharged, April of 1967. Decorations include the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Later August continued his service by supporting his community as a member of the VFW Post #128 Rochester, PA.

August served our country and his community with honor, it’s now our turn to stand in honor for him.


Thursday, 8 April 2021


Staging: 8:30 AM
St. Cecilia R.C. Church
632 Virginia Ave, Rochester, PA 15074


Briefing: 8:45 AM

Flag Line: 9:00 AM


Family arriving at 9:00 AM

Service will be at 10:00 AM which will include the The Vietnam Honor Guard providing full Military Honors at the church.


Following the Service, Stand Down


For those wanting to be a part of the Honorable Escort,
Secondary Staging: 1:15 PM
William Murphy Funeral Home
349 Adams Street, Rochester, PA


KSU to NCOTA: 1:30 PM


RCIC: Randy Ruff
(412) 613-2109


Alternate Staging: 2:00 PM
Memorial Walkway, POW Circle located in the cemetery
***Please stay at Memorial Walkway, POW Circle till after the Mission Briefing***
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Rd, Cecil Township,PA 15017


Briefing: 2:15 PM

Flag Line: 2:30 PM


Interment at 2:30 PM


RCIC: Jim Shaw
(412) 217-5967


Members can attend all of a mission or any part of the mission. PGR sets no time for a member to escort and or stand a mission. We Thank you for whatever time you give us and the families of our heroes appreciate your time.

Remember that the National Cemetery is a Federal Reservation and NO WEAPONS are permitted. Also, masks are required and to be worn while social distancing during the service, interment and if indoors.

Before heading out please watch the weather, dress accordingly and bring your 3 X 5 hand held American flags.



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