The family of US Navy Air Veteran Richard Ives Schreiber has requested the Patriot Guard Riders stand to honor his service to our nation at his funeral service, Friday, March 29th. Richard was stationed at Willow Grove Naval Air Base and served as a Flight Engineer 1st. Class Petty Officer. He flew missions searching for Russian subs during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Where he and his crew were shot down by a MIG. He was rescued by the USS Forestall. Unfortunately, his Co-Pilot and ECM did not make it as they ditched in the water. Richard is a true patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
VIEWING/SERVICE: 1000 Hrs.
Possible procession to internment following service
Toppitzer Funeral Home
2900 State Road
Drexel Hill PA 19026
Staging: 0930 HRS
At Funeral Home/Cemetery
RCIC: Mark Fiore RC6
For mission information, contact:
Eric M. Cramer, Veterans Liaison East