Information concerning the Funeral viewing and cemetery interment for Bob Gilbert.
Please note that A number of detachment members have been working on components regarding the funeral and we wanted to be sure we were following the expressed wishes from the family for which Bob had dictated years ago.
Ref: Ewing Brothers Funeral Home for the Obituary.
WED. June 12th. Viewing from 1700 -2000 Hrs. Detachment member uniform will be the Red jacket, Garrison cap etc. Marines ( members ) try to be there by 1600 Hrs as we will be organizing for the two person casket guard AND two people manning the flags at the entrance of the funeral home ( drive way ).
FINAL SALUTE will be held at 2000 hrs .
THURS. June 13th. Viewing from 1200 hrs until the time of service at 1300 hrs.
Again , Marines please be there at 1100 hrs.
At the closure of the service ( approx. 1400 Hrs ) we will proceed to the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens for the burial ,with Military Honors.
Attendees are invited to join the family at a luncheon at the CHURCH OF CHRIST, Walnut Bottom Rd. across from the WB Diner following the Burial.
Please be advised that Allen Ferguson has been working very close with Pat Gilbert and Jerry to honor all of Bob’ wishes. The following is in place:
Pall bearers are lined up. Marine Honor Guard for the 21 gun salute will be there.
The Bugler ( the counties best ) on board. Our members will handle the Color Guard.
Flags for the events are accounted for.
God rest his Soul !
Anything I can help you with, please write or call my cell 717-585-9001