U.S. Navy Retired
4 November 2020
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Tom Gallagher, U.S. Navy Retired, to stand in silent honor for his service then escort him for the interment.
Tom joined the U.S. Navy in June of 1987, having served over 25 years as a Small Arms Markmanship Instructor,Instructor, Navy Recruiter Canvasser and his last duty assignment on the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) as a Heaveyweight Torpedo Technician before he was honorably discharged, retiring with the rank of Chief Petty Officer December of 2003.
Decorations include, the Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal 4th Award , the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Navy Unit Commendation Medal 2nd Award, the Navy “E” Ribbon 6th Award, the Navy Good Conduct Medal 5th Award ,the National Defense Service Medal 2nd Award, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal 2nd Award, the Southwest Asia Service Medal 3rd Award, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon 9th Award, the Navy Recruiters Service Ribbon, the United Nations Medal, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, the Expert Rifleman Medal and the Expert Pistol Shot Medal.
Tom served our country with honor, it’s now our turn to stand in honor for him.
Wednesday, 4 November 2020
Staging: 10:00 AM
Quinn Funeral Home, Inc.
728 W 9th St, Erie, PA 16502
Briefing: 10:15 AM
Flag Line: 10:30 AM
Visitation from 11-1pm
Following the visitation KSU for escort: 1:15 PM
Our Lady of Peace
2401 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16506
Mass from 1:30-2:30pm
Following the mass KSU, escorting for interment
Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum
3325 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505
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.
Please be aware & alert of your surroundings. Also, before heading out please watch the weather, dress accordingly, grab your masks and bring your 3 X 5 handheld American flags.
RCIC: Tom Hanna