Joseph Stephen Merlo, Retired, Veteran
Roswell, New Mexico - 24 Apr 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Joseph Stephen Merlo was born in New York 06/04/1932. Instead of pitching for the Yankees he was drafted and served his country for slightly more than 20 years. In addition to three tours in Germany and one tour in Okinawa Joe served in Vietnam where he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device, Vietnam Service Medal with 3 bronze service stars and the Bronze Star Medal.
Joe is survived by the love of his life who he married 05/29/1952, two daughters, two sons, 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 24 Apr 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 1000 A.M.
- LaGrone Funeral Home
900 South Main Street
- Roswell, New Mexico - 88203
- Ride Captain:
- Jack (Dinky Dow) Fox
(575) 910- 2678
- Special Instructions:
- A missing man formation and escort has been requested from the funeral home to Tabernacle Baptist Church, 115 West 11th Street and to McBride Veterans Cemetery following the service.
- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will Be Provided
- If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
- Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: MaryAnn Murphy
Position: Assistant State Captain
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