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Honor Mission
Richard J. DeMaio, Veteran
USN – Korea
MULTI-CITY, Massachusetts – 06-15-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of US Navy Korean War Veteran Richard J. DeMaio has requested our presence at the Wake, Funeral and Interment of their beloved Hero. Richard proudly served our country in the US Navy during the Korean War and was honorably discharged with the rank of EM3. Richard was an active member of American Legion Post 130 in Palmer.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-15-20
Staging Time: 08:30 AM

Beers & Story Funeral Home
1475 North Main Street
Palmer, Massachusetts 01069

Ride Captain:

Steve Joyce
popsteve1@comcast.net

Special Instructions:

BRIEFING: 9:00AM
KSU: 9:05AM
After a short wake we will proceed to: St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1079 Thorndike Street Palmer, MA 01069.
Military Honors will be rendered outside the church after the funeral.
NOTE: Please remember your MASK or FACE COVERING and DISINFECTANT WIPES for flag poles.
Please keep your SOCIAL DISTANCE.
We emphasize the need to be role models as all eyes will be upon us.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 06-15-20
Staging Time: 11:40 AM

Dunkin Donuts
389 Main Street
Agawam, Massachusetts 01001

Ride Captain:

Patrick “Astro” Asta-Ferrero
astro.1972@hotmail.com

Special Instructions:

BRIEFING: 12:15PM
KSU: 12:20PM
We will the then proceed to form a Flag Line along Main Street, outside Massachusetts Veterans Cemetery to honor our Hero.
Current restrictions prohibit us from entering the cemetery.
NOTE: Please remember your MASK or FACE COVERING and DISINFECTANT WIPES for flag poles.
Please keep your SOCIAL DISTANCE. We emphasize the need to be role models as all eyes will be upon us.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Larry Drum
Position: Massachusetts State Captain

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June 15
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Richard J. DeMaio Comment

  1. My family and I want to thank each and every one of you for honoring my dad and escorting him to his final resting place. Each of you honored my dad in the best way possible especially during this uncertain time with covid. We will never forget your love, support and generosity.

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