Details have been finalized for the 21st NJ Mission of Honor Ceremony to be held on Thursday, June 4, 2015 to honor 10 Veterans who served in the US Army, US Navy and US Air Force during World War I, World War II, Korea, Peacetime and one during the Spanish American War. NJ Mission of Honor, has located these veterans with the cooperation of funeral directors from Volk Leber Funeral Home/Oradell, Gaita Funeral Home/Little Falls and FrechFuneral Home/Dumont.
9:15 am Arrive at Volk Leber Funeral Home, 268 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell
9:30 am Ceremony begins
11:00 am Motorcade (motorcycles and all vehicles) departs, with NJ State Police Escort, via Garden State Parkway South/NJ Turnpike
12:30 pm Arrive at Richard Stockton Service Area (between Exits 7 and 7a)
1:00 pm Depart for BG William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road,Wrightstown, NJ
1:30 pm Arrive at Rear Entrance (Jacobstown/Arneytown Road) BG William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2:00 pm Committal Service
Those attending the Funeral Home Ceremony in Oradell, be sure to arrive on time as the ceremony will start promptly and end in sufficient time for the 11:00 am departure.
Any motorcyclists/vehicles wanting to join the motorcade from the Stockton Service Rest Area, must be ready (sufficient fuel) to depart by 1:00 pm for the cemetery.
Note: Payment of tolls is the responsibility of all vehicles, EZ PASS is required to remain with the motorcade, for safety reasons the procession cannot be stopped to accommodate vehicles without EZ PASS.
The Patriot Guard Riders and Warriors Watch Riders, along with veterans organizations and state/county/local dignitaries are invited to attend.
All are welcome, those attending the Committal Service must arrive at the cemetery rear entrance (Jacobstown/Arneytown Road) no later than 1:30 PM. Due to construction at the cemetery, everyone must remain at the rear entrance until being escorted by cemetery personnel to the Committal Shelter. Remember to show respect to those already in the cemetery either visiting a grave site and/or attending a committal, refrain from loud and/or excessive noise while awaiting the NJMOH committal service.
Any questions may be addressed to Judy Kapp at 732-232-3286.
To watch portions of the November ceremony please follow the link below: