Hundreds of motorcyclists are planning to join the funeral procession for Navy veteran Anthony Meizis, who served during the Vietnam War and was set to be buried alone. The funeral home struggled to find family members to attend, leading the funeral director to contact No Veteran Buried Alone, a group that organizes motorcycle processions for veterans. The response was overwhelming, with many American Legion Riders and others volunteering to attend. The numbers continue to grow, and the community is invited to join the procession.
- Anthony Meizis, a Navy veteran, had no family able to attend his funeral, and was set to be buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery alone.
- The funeral director’s call for support to No Veteran Buried Alone resulted in an overwhelming response, with hundreds of motorcyclists and veterans volunteering to join the procession.
- Many of the volunteers are part of the American Legion Riders, a group known for honoring veterans.
- The funeral home has invited anyone interested to join the funeral procession, reflecting community support and honoring the veteran’s service.