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John M. Markel, Jr., USA/WWII Vet, 27-28 Nov 2015


Nov 15


John M. Markel, Jr.

US Army/World War II Veteran

Wilmerding, PA

27-28 November 2015


The family of US Army World War II veteran John M. Markel, Jr. has requested that the Patriot Guard Riders stand in silent honor of their hero and escort him to his final resting place. Mr. Markel was awarded the Bronze Star. Mr. Markel is the father of Monroeville policeman Jim Markel.

Friday, 27 November, 2015

Flag Line: for visitation 1:30 PM until 4:00 PM and 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM at the funeral home.

Alfieri Funeral Home

201 Marguerite Ave. (at the corner of Wall St.)

Wilmerding, PA 15148


Staging: 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM respectively. At the funeral home parking lot across the street (Wall St) from the funeral home.

Briefing: 1:15 PM and 5:15 PM respectively.


Saturday, 28 November 2015


Flag Line: for family’s arrival at 8:30 AM until beginning of the Funeral Service which will be from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at:

Alfieri Funeral Home


Escort: immediately following the funeral service to:

Restland-Lincoln Memorial Park

990 Patton St Ext.

Monroeville, PA 15146


Staging: 8:00 AM at the funeral home parking lot

Briefing: 8:15 AM


Please dress and drive for the weather. Bring your 3X5 handheld flags.


Ride Captain: Jules Shubuck


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