I have just received this short notice for a PGR funeral request for U.S. Marine Veteran Mr. Jose Gilberto Lopez. Mr. Lopez also served in the U.S. Army and was involved in the Korean conflict.
Awards and Decorations: Combat Infantry Man Badge, Heart Break Ridge-Mun-Dong-Nhi-Valley, 2 Purple Hearts. Good Conduct Medal, Korean Service Medal with 3 battle Stars, United Nations Service Medal, American Defense Medal, Korean Combat Defense Medal and WW II Victory Medal.
Funeral Services will be held tomorrow, Tuesday July 19, 2011 at 1:00 P.M., at Skinner Silva Funeral Home located at 708 W. Sam Houston in Pharr, Texas. The escort will be directly from the funeral home to the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas.
If you are coming from either the Mission or Brownsville area, Exit at Pharr Business 281/Cage Exit Ramp. Turn South and you will cross Business Hwy. 83 and continue South until you come across Sam Houston Street. Turn right on Sam Houston and travel West and Skinner Silva Funeral home is to your right hand side.
Anyone available in attending this funeral procession is greatly appreciated as we give the last farewell to our veteran.
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