(Centex) MAJ Lawrence D Zavoina, 82, US Army, Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Harker Heights, TX

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    MAJ Lawrence D Zavoina, 82, US Army
    Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Harker Heights, TX

    The family of Major Lawrence Zavoina has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.

    Larry served his country for 23 years in the Army. He enlisted after graduating from St. John's High School in McAlester, OK and worked his way from the rank of Private to Major. He served in Vietnam and fourteen other duty stations. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 1960 device, Vietnam Service Medal with a Silver and Bronze Service Star and Oak Leaf Cluster. After retirement Larry worked for the City of Killeen for 26 years, retiring in 1997. Many will know Larry for his work at St Joseph's Church where he has served many years as an usher at Saturday services and leading the rosary and as a Eucharistic Minister. His full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Lawrence-Zavoina&lc=1795&pid=166830566&mid=5658683

    Date: Tuesday, 10 Sep 13

    Staging Time: 1010

    Staging Location: St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 2903 E Rancier, Killeen, TX 76543 tinyurl.com/StJosephCatholicKilleen

    Briefing: 1015

    Flagline Establishment: 1025 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to possibly participate in the procession to the Killeen City Cemetery.

    WX: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 PM. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.


    1. Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.

    2. Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.

    Please join us in honoring this Retired US Army Vietnam Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.

    Ride Captain: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com

    Assistant Ride Captain: Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; ron.smith4950@hot.rr.com

    Flag Wrangler: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; Mgregory2@hot.rr.com

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