The family of Army WWII Veteran William J. Finley Sr. has requested the Patriot Guard Riders stand to honor his service to our nation during his funeral and interment ceremony Thursday, December 7. William served in the Army during World War II where he earned a Bronze Star prior to captured and tortured by the Nazis. After enduring 7 months, he escaped the POW camp to return to his unit. In 1945, he and his unit (42nd Infantry Division) were key in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp in Germany.
Following the viewing, the PGR will escort William to the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Philadelphia for interment with full military honors. William Finley Sr. is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
VIEWING & ESCORT: Thursday, 12/7 Viewing 0930 HRS
Lambie Funeral Home
8000 Rowland Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19136
Staging: 0900 HRS At the Funeral Home
Watch The Weather, Dress Accordingly & Please Bring Your Handheld 3X5 American Flags.
Escort approximately ~10 miles.
INTERMENT: Scheduled for 1100 HRS
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
3301 W Cheltenham Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19150
RCIC: Mark “Benny” Fiore
Phone: (215) 431-5073
NATIONAL LINK: Pending