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Honor Mission
Vito C Morabito Jr., Veteran
USA, USAF – WWII
Butler, Pennsylvania – 10-01-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Vito C. Morabito Jr, US Army Air Corps veteran, to stand in silent honor for his service then escort for the interment. Vito enlisted in the US Army Air Corps April of 1943 as a Airplane Armour Gunner during WWII and was honorably discharged November of 1945, receiving the Air Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Good Conduct Medal and the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon w/ 1 Silver Star. He was in Rome-Arno, Normandy, Northern France, Air Offense Europe and Air Combat Balkans. Following time served, Vito became a member of American Legion and the Penn Township Veterans Association. Vito served our country and his community with honor, it’s now our turn to stand and honor him.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-01-19
Staging Time: 11:15 AM

Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc
124 E North St
Butler, Pennsylvania 16001
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Ride Captain:

Randy Ruff
randyaruff@gmail.com
(412) 613-2109
Asst: Brad Leighty, brad.leighty@gmail.com, (724) 822-2422

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 11:30 AM
Flag Line: 11:45 AM
Family arriving at 12:00 PM
Visitation 1-3 PM & 6-8 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 10-02-19
Staging Time: 09:00 AM

Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc
124 E North St
Butler, Pennsylvania 16001
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Ride Captain:

Ken Tenny
Text Only (724) 854-9939
(724) 376-2573

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 9:15 AM
KSU, Escort for interment: 9:30 AM to Butler County Memorial Park, 380 Evans City Rd, Butler, PA 16001.
Upon arrival, set Flag Line.
Members can attend all of a mission or any part of the mission. PGR sets no time for a member to 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, hydrate and bring your 3 X 5 handheld American flags.
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: Marcy Sorensen
Position: Pennsylvania Ride Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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