The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Andrew David Bioni, 37, former LEO and acting Police Chief in Oakland, PA during his wake and final services on 23, 24 & 25 Sep 12. Andrew went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, 18 Sep. He is also the son of Barry Bioni, Pennsylvania PGR State Captain.
His wake and final services will be held at Cremation & Funeral Care by Danielle Andy Belusko, 3287 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317 (https://tinyurl.com/ce7bkcp).
WV SC Joe Cumblidge will be RCIC of this most honorable mission, assisted by PA ASC Ralph DeLorme, PA RC Jules Shubuck and WV/PA RC Tom Moody.
Staging will be in the parking lot of the vacant Sears store located next to the funeral home.
Staging times are as follows:
1.) Sunday, 23 Sep: 1500. Mission briefing at 1530 with flag line in place NLT 1545 and maintained until conclusion of visitation @ 2000.
2.) Monday, 24 Sep: 1600. Mission briefing at 1630 with flag line in place NLT 1645 and maintained until conclusion of visitation @ 2100.
3.) Tuesday, 25 Sep: 0900. Mission briefing at 0930 with flag line in place NLT 0945 and maintained until start of services @ 1100.
Escort will be provided to Forrest Lawn Cemetery, 3739 Washington Rd, McMurray, PA where our flag line will be established and maintained throughout graveside services.
Early weather forecast for all three days is for partly cloudy skies on Sunday, clear on Monday and Tuesday with temperatures all three days in the mid-60’s. Overnight lows in the mid-40’s. Please travel and dress according to your own limitations.
As Andrew was an avid motorcyclist, Barry has requested as many motorcycles as possible for his final journey. Barry will be leading this escort.
Understanding we all have family, physical and financial constraints, I am asking for as many as possible to make the effort to attend any or all of this Mission of Honor as we say thank you and Godspeed to Barry’s beloved son.