MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio — The Northeast Ohio motorcycle community showed up in a big way tonight, to make sure a local Vietnam veteran was not alone on his final ride.
A. Ripepi and Sons Funeral Home tells us before 75-year-old Paul Sefcovic passed away, his wife promised him a proper send-off. But with the pandemic, she didn't want to hold a service that would put her loved ones at risk.
Well, the word about the need for a proper goodbye spread on social media and you can see how it turned out!
Hundreds of motocyclists turned up tonight to escort Sefcovic to his final resting place.
News 5 Photojournalist Tom Livingston captured the heartwarming ride on camera.
Hundreds of motorcyclists accompany a Vietnam vet on his final ride. He passed sooner than expected and his wife promised him a motorcycle escort for his final ride from Ripepi Funeral Home in Middleburg Hts. @WEWS pic.twitter.com/wE5fLek999— Tom Livingston (@TomLivingston5) August 6, 2021
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