The family of Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran George C. “Butch” Yorty, Jr. has requested the Patriot Guard Riders stand to honor his service to our nation at his funeral service and interment ceremony Friday, November 4. Butch was a Sergeant in the Marines and was awarded the Purple Heart during his service. He was a member of the Pine Grove VFW Post 3432.
Following the funeral service in Pine Grove, the PGR will escort Bruce and his family to IGNC for interment with full military honors. George Yorty, Jr. was a patriot who served his country with honor. Now it is our turn to stand to honor him.
VISITATION & SERVICE: Friday 11/4 1030 HRS Visitation, 1130 HRS Service
HL Snyder Funeral Home
139 South Tulpenhocken Street
Pine Grove, PA 17963
Stage: 1000 HRS, at the Funeral Home.
Escort to follow service. Escort approximately 18 miles.
Note: For riders coming to the mission from south of Pine Grove: Rt. 81 has construction and delays are expected. Rt. 443 is a better alternate route.
INTERMENT CEREMONY: IGNC, 1300 HRS
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
If going directly to IGNC, stage at the upper parking lot opposite the rear of the PA Memorial, (turn left at the US Flag Circle). Stage at 1230 HRS
DO NOT PROCEED TO COMMITTAL SITE WITHOUT PERMISSION.
NOTE: Concealed carry permits are NOT recognized on military installations and federal reservations. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery is a federal reservation. Do not bring weapons or hazardous materials to this mission.
RCIC: Gerry Pawlowski, SRC-Region 5
National Link: https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?424413