Ernest “Ernie” Blatt, Veteran
USMC – WWII
Paden City, West Virginia – 02-26-21
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent honor and respect for USMC veteran Ernest “Ernie” Blatt for his final services on Friday, February 26th, 2021. Ernie went to be with the Lord on February 18, 2021 at the age of 101.
Ernie was a retired pipefitter for PPG with thirty years, a U.S. Navy veteran for two years. First Marine Division, Guadalcanal in South Pacific, Marine Corp five years. Medic Pharmacist Mate (PHM) First Class, veteran serving in WWII, member of VFW Post 6327, American Legion Post 86, life member of the Tyler County Rod and Gun Club.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, singing songs, riding his four-wheeler and spending time with family and friends at Hissam’s Camp. Member of Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Paden City.
Funeral Services will be at the Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church at 11:00 am, with Monsignor Kevin Quirk officiating.
At the conclusion of services, flag line will be set for Ernie’s dignified transfer to the hearse for his final journey. Burial to follow in Paden Memorial Gardens just outside Paden City limits, with military honors being accorded.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-26-21
Staging Time: 10:00 a.m.
Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church
302 E. Main Street
Paden City, West Virginia 26159
Susan Whitlatch, Starr6562@gmail.com, 304-559-3093
Ride briefing at 10:15 a.m.
Flag line in place NLT 10:30 a.m.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Susan Whitlatch
Position: West Virginia Assistant State Captain
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