Late Marine Corps Pilot Capt. Michael Quin To Be Honored In Purcellville, Va.

11:01 AM, Mar 9, 2012   |    comments
Michael M. Quin Of Purcellville, Va., Killed In Marine Helicopter Collision
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PURCELLVILLE, Va. (WUSA) -- A Virginia town will remember a Marine Corps pilot who died in a helicopter crash in February.

Purcellville authorities say the town will honor Captain Michael Quin upon his return on Monday, which will be between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

The procession will travel from Reagan National Airport to Purcellville, say authorities "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."

People will be asked to line the sidewalk along North Maple Avenue, and East Main Street between Maple Ave. and Nursery Ave. Purcellville Vol. Fire Co. and Loudoun County Dept. of Fire & Rescue members will be at 200 North Maple Ave. to pay their respects.

Officials also say there will be a public visitation on March 20 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Purcellville Baptist Church at 601 Yaxley Dr. There will also be a Celebration of Life at the Purcellville Tabernacle at 250 South Nursery Ave. between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Capt. Quin will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on March 21.

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