On Monday evening the remains of Capt. Michael Quin, USMC will be escorted from Reagan National Airport to Purcellville, Virginia. Capt. Quin was one of seven Marines killed on February 22 when two helicopters collided in Arizona. His father, Brad Quin, is a member of the Purcellville VFC. The department is assisting the Quin family with logistics and meals.
Chris Horan at Purcellville VFC contacted us with the information below in case there are firefighters or others who would like to pay their respects along the route on Monday.
If you need more information you can contact Chief Bob Dryden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Captain Michael Quin, USMC, of Purcellville Virginia, lost his life in the crash of his UH-1 “Huey” Helicopter on Feb 22nd 2012. We invite the citizens of Purcellville and all of Loudoun County to join us in honoring Capt. Michael Quin upon his return on Monday March 12th. The time of his exact arrival in Purcellville will vary between 8:30PM and 9:30PM. The procession will travel from Reagan National Airport to Purcellville traveling the Dulles Toll Road, to West on Rt.7, South on Berlin Turnpike, Right on Hirst Rd., Left on N. Maple Ave., Right on E. Main Street, to Nursery Ave. to Hall’s Funeral Home.
Everyone interested in paying their respects are asked to line the sidewalk along North Maple Avenue in addition to East Main Street between Maple Ave. and Nursery Ave. Members of the Purcellville Vol. Fire Co. and personnel from the Loudoun County Dept. of Fire & Rescue will be located at 200 North Maple Ave. to pay their respects.
There will be a public visitation on Tuesday March 20th between 12:00PM and 5:00PM at the Purcellville Baptist Church at 601 Yaxley Dr. and a Celebration of Life at the Purcellville Tabernacle at 250 South Nursery Ave. between 6:00PM and 8:00PM. Capt. Quin will be laid to rest on March 21st at Arlington National Cemetery..