The 3rd Annual DCVMA Flying of Veteran Casket Flags with the DCBA

Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Delaware County Veterans Memorial, 4599 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square



The Third Annual Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association (DCVMA) Flying of Veteran Casket Flags with the Delaware County Bar Association (DCBA) includes legendary names from the legal community, and friends thereof, who shaped Delaware County following their heroic efforts in their military service.


Ceremony conducted by: DelCo Veterans Alliance and the DCVMA Board of Directors. Welcoming remarks by Police Chief Joe Day, US Marine & DCVMA President, with the ceremony conducted by members of the Marple Newtown Combined Veterans Alliance.

Sound/Music: DJ and Sound Engineer,
John “Hugo” Useller; vocals by Theresa Flanagan Murtagh, Esq.


Special Guest: PA State Representative Chris Quinn


The distinguished careers of those to be recognized will be recounted by representatives of the Delaware County Bar Association, Richard A. Mitchell, Esquire, United States Army Military Police Corp, and Daniel C. Van Wyk, Esquire, retired Brigadier General from Air National Guard, Global War on Terrorism, Desert Storm.


Veteran flags will be accepted by family members & colleagues of:


Oliver C. Armitage, Friend of the DCBA: United States Navy, WWII


Nicholas D. Vadino, Jr. Esquire: U.S. Army from 1960-1966, intelligence analyst for the 34th Intelligence Detachment. Active duty from 1960 - 1961 and 1961 - 1962 during the Berlin Crisis.


Hon. William Toal: United States Army, Germany, First Lieutenant, 97th Signal Battalion.

Hon. James Gorbey: United States Marine Corps, WWII


Garland D. Cherry: United States Air Force, radio operator and tech instructor for the 525th Air Base Squadron


The event was arranged by the Military and Veterans Service Affairs Committee of the Delaware County Bar Association, in conjunction with The Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association (DCVMA).


Military and Veterans Service Committee of the Delaware County Bar Association: Carmen P. Belefonte, Esq.; Richard A. Mitchell, Esq.; Thomas L. Kelly, Esq.; Colleen M. Neary, Esq.; Daniel C. VanWyk, Esq.; Abbey Varga, Esq.; Barry VanRensler, Esq.; Tracy E. Price, Marketing, DCBA.

© 2016 by The Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association DCVMA is an IRS 501[c] 3, #20-5041306, not-for-profit corporation and a registered Pennsylvania Charitable Organization.