Vietnam-Era MIA Air Force Maj. Louis Fulda Guillermin to Receive Military Funeral After 45 Years
MANAHAWKIN, N.J - October 24, 2013
Missing in action for 45 years, Air Force Maj. Louis Fulda Guillermin will receive a graveside service with full military honors on Saturday, October 5 at 12 p.m. at Glenwood Memorial Gardens, 2321 Westchester Pike in Broomall. The public is welcome to attend the burial service. Military funeral honors will include the folding and presentation of the American flag, a gun salute and the playing of Taps. A funeral service will precede the burial at 10 a.m. at Collins Funeral Home in Oxford.
“We at Glenwood Memorial Gardens are proud to provide sacred grounds for hundreds of veterans,” said Lola Rogers-Corbett, family service counselor at Glenwood Memorial Gardens, an honored Dignity Memorial® provider in Broomall. “It is an honor for us to have Maj. Guillermin interred at our cemetery.”
Maj. Guillermin, born in West Chester on Jan. 6, 1943, was killed in action along with one other crew member aboard an A-26A invader aircraft that crashed in Laos on April 30, 1968. After 45 years, Maj. Guillermin’s remains were identified and his family was notified. The son of Wister and Myrtle Booker Guillermin, Maj. Guillermin was a graduate of West Chester University. He is survived by five cousins. The Louis F. Guillermin Vietnam Veterans Chapter #436 in Phoenixville is named in his honor.
The Dignity Memorial network offers a number of initiatives and programs to honor and support our nation’s veterans and active military, including the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program, the Veterans Planning Guide, the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall, educational veterans seminars and special pricing for members of veterans service organizations.
Glenwood Memorial Gardens is a proud Dignity Memorial® provider in Broomall. The Dignity Memorial network of more than 1,800 funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers is North America’s most trusted resource for funeral and memorialization services. Dignity Memorial providers offer an unmatched combination of products and locations serving families with care, integrity, respect and service excellence. For more information, visit www.GlenwoodMemorialGardens.com.
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