Robert J. Barrett, Veteran
USN - Korea
Hamburg, New York - 21 Mar 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
We have been requested to stand in Honor of U.S. Navy Veteran Robert J. Barrett of Cassadaga, who passed away on March 15th. Mr. Barrett served from 1948-1952, including service as a Fireman Apprentice aboard the USS Valley Forge (CV-45) during the Korean War. The USS Valley Forge was the flagship of the U.S. 7th Fleet during the war, and received 8 Battle Stars for its Korean War Service. Mr. Barrett was Honorably Discharged on 18 February 1952. Among his many decorations and awards are: Combat Action Ribbon; Navy Unit Commendation Medal; Navy Occupation Medal (Korea), National Defense Service Medal; Korea Service Medal w/Multiple Stars; United Nations Korean Service Medal; Korea Presidential Unit Citation; Republic of Korea War Service Medal. As you will note in the obituary, Mr. Barrett was also very active in the American Legion, VFW, and AMVETS.
Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the US Naval & Korean War Service of Robert J. Barrett, and to support his loving and proud family.
Senior Ride Captain
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 21 Mar 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 08:00 A.M.
- John J. Kaczor Funeral Home
5453 Southwestern Blvd.
- Hamburg, New York - 14075
- Ride Captain:
- Bob Woodward
- Special Instructions:
- Prayer Service at 8:45 AM.
Escort to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 4263 St. Francis Drive, Hamburg, NY.
Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM.
Escort to Lakeside Memorial Cemetery, 4973 Rogers Road, Hamburg, NY.
Interment with Full Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag, or a US Navy flag. Dress for the weather, and ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.
- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
- Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
- Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain
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