The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for USMC Veteran Ernest “Ernie” Blatt for his final services on Friday February 26th, 2021.
Ernie went to be with the Lord on February 18th 2021 at the age of 101.
Ernie was a retired pipefitter for PPG with thirty years, a U.S. Navy two years. First Marine Division, Guadalcanal in South Pacific, Marine Corp five years. Medic Pharmacist Mate (PHM) First Class, veteran serving in WWII, member of VFW Post 6327, American Legion Post 86, Life member of the Tyler County Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, singing songs, riding his four-wheeler and spending time with family and friends at Hissam’s Camp. Member of Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Paden City.
Friday February 26th 2021 at 11am Funeral Services will be at the Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church (302 E Main Street Paden City, WV) with Monsignor Kevin Quirk officiating. At the conclusion of services, flag line will be set for Ernie’s dignified transfer to the hearse for his final journey. Burial to follow in Paden Memorial Gardens Just outside Paden City Limits, with military honors being accorded.
Early weather forecast is for temperatures in the upper 40’s with a 20% chance of rain. Please dress and travel accordingly.
Please remember the restrictions in place for Covid-19.
Won’t you join with us as we say “Thank You” and “God Speed” to another of our native sons who willingly gave of his time and effort to defend your freedom and liberties.
Staging Time: 10:00
Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church
302 E. Main Street
Paden City, West Virginia 26159
Ride Captain:
Susan Whitlatch
Special Instructions:
Staging is at 10:00 AM
Ride Briefing at 10:15 AM
Flag Line in place NLT 10:30 AM