Anthony Mattera, Veteran
Florissant, Missouri – 06-16-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The family has requested the Patriot Guard to stand a tall and silent flag line honoring their loved one and Hero, Anthony Mattera, 95 years young. Anthony served in World War II in the United States Army where he was awarded the Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, 4 Overseas Bars, and the Europe-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbons. He loved his family dearly, encouraging and praising in acknowledging special moments. His extended family and many friends love and respect him in return. He will be greatly missed. It is an honor to stand for this Hero, a member of the Greatest Generation, and to escort him to his final resting place. Thank you for your service and our freedoms.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-16-20
Staging Time: 09:45 AM
St. Ferdinand Catholic Church
1765 Charbonier Road
Florissant, Missouri 63031
“Sinister” Mary O’Brien
Flag Support: “Raven” Tom Cox
9:45 am Ride Meeting
10:00 am Flag Line [Masks outside are required at St. Ferdinand]
11:00 am Funeral Mass, followed immediately by escort to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for full military honors.
NOTE: Masks and Social Distancing are required at the church and within JB Cemetery.
More information about new requirements will be shared at the ride meeting.
Forecast: clear, low 90s. Hydrate well and often. Cages welcome. Masks required.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Mary O’Brien
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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