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John Walter Filipek Jr. USAF / 24 June 2021 / Carnegie, PA


Jun 21


John Walter Filipek Jr.
US Air Force
Korean War Era Veteran
24 June 2021
Carnegie, PA


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of John Walter Filipek Jr. , U.S. Air Force veteran, to stand in silent honor for his service then escort to the cemetery for the interment. John is the father to one of our own, PGRPA Brother and Ride Captain Dave Filipek.

John proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War Era,entering February of 1955 then transferred to the U.S. Air Force Reserves December of 1958 until honorably discharged, with the rank of Airman 2nd Class December of 1963.

Decorations include the Good Conduct Medal.

John served our country with honor, it’s now our turn to stand in honor for him.


Thursday, 24 June 2021


Staging: 8:45 AM
Szafranski-Eberlein Funeral Home
101 3rd St, Carnegie, PA 15106

Briefing: 9:00 AM

Flag Line: 9:15 AM


Family arriving at 9:30 AM

Visitation 10-12PM

Memorial service at 12PM


Following the service KSU, escorting to the cemetery for the interment: TBD
St Mary and St Ignatius Cemetery
4068-4098 Swallow Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Upon arrival of the cemetery, Flag Line set


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.

Masks are no longer required for those fully vaccinated. If not fully vaccinated you are required to wear a mask 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.


RCIC: Randy Ruff
(412) 613-2109

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