Full Military Honors Follow at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale
Queens, NY, June 13, 2013 – The Missing In America Project, in conjunction with the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 and the U.S. Columbarium/Fresh Pond Crematory would like to invite all Queens veterans, their families, elected officials and the public to attend an inurnment service on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The Memorial Ceremony takes place at 9 AM at the chapel of the U. S. Columbarium Co. at Fresh Pond Crematory, located at 61-40 Mount Olivet Crescent in Middle Village. Then it will be escorted by the American Legion Riders, Chapter 1244 Motorcade and accompanied by The Patriot Guard Riders to Long Island National Cemetery, 2040 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, NY 11735. A full military honor follows at 11 AM.
The Missing in America Project has been a leader in supporting the efforts to locate, identify and inter the unclaimed remains of American veterans. The importance of the belief that the cremated remains are afforded the final dignity of an inurnment with honor, among their brothers- and sisters-in-arms, is shared by all Americans.
All veterans, veteran service organizations and patriotic members of the public are invited to join us in this memorial inurnment of unclaimed, cremated remains of 34 veterans and 9 spouses of veterans, including the cremated remains of two Civil War veterans.
For more information regarding this event, please call Joseph Di Troia at 718-821-9700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns you may have.
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