Lawrence “Larry” Swartz
Korean War Veteran
24 July 2020
Cecil Township, PA
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Lawrence “Larry ” Swartz, U.S. Navy Korean War veteran, to stand in silent honor then escort to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies for the interment.
Lawrence entered the U.S. Navy September of 1953 during the Korean War,aboard the U.S.S. Wisconsin and was honorably discharged July of 1955.
Decorations include, the Good Conduct Medal, the Navy Occupation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal.
Lawrence served our country with honor, it’s now our turn to honor him.
Friday, 24 July 2020
Staging: 9:45 AM
Matthew X Merlin Funeral Home Inc.
529 N Chestnut St, Derry, PA 15627
Briefing: 10:00 AM
KSU, Escorting for Interment: 10:15 AM
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Rd, Cecil Township,PA 15017
Upon arrival of the cemetery, Flag Line set
Interment at 12:30 PM
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.
Please be aware and alert of your surroundings. Also, before heading out please watch the weather, dress accordingly, bring your 3 X 5 handheld American flags.
Remember, that the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies is a Federal Reservation and NO WEAPONS are permitted and masks need to be worn while social distancing during the service, interment and if indoors.
Ride Captain: Jules Shubuck