ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY – (JUNE 13, 2017) Sergeant First Class Paul D. Marns, a member of ILA Local 1804-1, was laid to rest today at a touching and beautiful ceremony at Washington’s Arlington National Cemetery. Sergeant Marns’ mother, Marguerite Bogda, an Executive with ILA Local 1804-1, received an American Flag from members of the Armed Forces at the Arlington National Cemetery services following a 21-gun salute and the playing of taps. Michael J. Vigneron, President of the ILA’s Atlantic Coast District and Secretary-Treasurer of ILA Local 1804-1, led a delegation from Paul’s local to the Arlington Cemetery services. Joining ACD President Vigneron were Doreen Cashin Pecora, Josh Hertzberg, and Marc Christine of ILA Local 1804-1; Jim McNamara (ILA Local 824) and Kim Stobo (ILA Local 1809-1).
The ILA sends its prayers to the Marns and Bogda families. We collectively salute and thank ILA Local 1804-1 member Sergeant 1st Class Paul D. Marns for his service to the United States of America.