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Matthew James Whalen, USA/GWOT, Pittsburgh/Bridgeville, 7-8 Jan 16


Jan 16



Matthew James Whalen

US Army/Global War on Terror Veteran

Pittsburgh/Bridgeville, PA


The family of Army Veteran Matthew James Whalen has requested that the Patriot Guard Riders stand in silent honor of their American Hero and then escort him to his final resting place. Read his obituary here:

See his final story here:



Thursday, 7 January 2016


Flag Line: 12:30 PM until 8:00 PM

Slater Funeral Home

1650 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220


Staging: 12:00 PM at the funeral home parking area.

Briefing: 12:15 PM


Friday, 8 January 2016


Flag Line 8:30 AM for the family’s arrival

Slater Funeral Home

1650 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220


Escort: 9:30 AM from the funeral home to:

St. Anne Church for 10:00 AM funeral mass

400 Hoodridge Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15234


Escort: immediately following the funeral mass (approximately 11:30 AM) to:

National Cemetery of the Alleghenies for 12:30 PM committal service

1158 Morgan Rd.

Bridgeville, PA 15017



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

Briefing: 8:15 AM


Ride Captain in Charge: Lewis Winnecour


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