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Cpl. Matthew Hanes, Army GWOT Veteran, York 14 AUG 15


Aug 15


Cpl. Matthew Hanes

US Army Global War on Terrorism Veteran

14 AUG 2015

York, PA

Matthew Hanes submitted


The family of Cpl. Matthew Hanes has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to join in honoring his service to, and sacrifice for, our nation at his funeral service, escort, and interment Friday, August 14.  Matt was critically wounded in Afghanistan in 2012, and in 2013 the PGR participated in the nearly 100 rider escort to bring him home to Manchester.  Following experimental treatments to repair his damaged spinal cord, Matt appeared to be making progress toward recovery.  His unexpected death leaves a community grieving the loss of their hometown hero.


Private family viewing begins at 0800; public viewing starts at 0900 and goes until services start at 1300.  Following funeral services, Matt will be escorted to Mt. Rose Cemetery for interment.  Matthew Hanes is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to honor him..


VIEWING & FUNERAL SERVICE,  14 AUG 15  0800 Viewing, Service 1300 HRS

Memorial Hall, York Fairgrounds

York, PA  17404



Staging:  0730 HRS

At the Market Street entrance to the York Fairgrounds

Please bring 3’ x 5’ American flags

This is a long mission; it’s okay if you can’t make the entire time, please try to make what you can.


ESCORT & INTERMENT,   following funeral service

Mt. Rose Cemetery

1502 Mount Rose Avenue

York, PA  17403



There will be LEO for escort


RCIC:  Steve Vassar, SRC-Region 8


Phone:  717-648-0095


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