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The Town of Guilderland has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to participate in a Memorial Street Naming ceremony in honor of 1st Lt. Lanny G. Ladouceur, who was killed in action in Vietnam.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Guilderland Town Hall
5209 Western Tpk.
(Route 20)
Guilderland, NY

Ray Sestak

Staging at 2:15 PM with flag line for the arrival of family and guests.  Ceremony begins at 3:00 PM.

1st Lieutenant Lanny Guy Ladouceur was a graduate of St. John’s Academy of Rensselaer, and a 1968 graduate of Siena College ROTC.  In addition to his ROTC activities, Lt. Ladouceur, a Sociology major, compiled an impressive academic record and was active in all intramural sports.  While serving in the United States Army as a pilot with the 135th Assault Helicopter Company, Lt. Ladouceur was killed on 19 May, 1970 when the helicopter he was piloting was shot down by antiaircraft fire near Cai Ba, Dinh Tuong Province, South Vietnam.  The section of W. Lydius Street, from Church to Carman Road in Guilderland will be renamed in his honor.  Lt. Ladouceur’s mother, Marie, has been an active member of the Gold Star Mothers, Chapter 11 in the Capital District for many years.

The Patriot Guard Riders are truly honored to have been invited to stand for 1st Lt. Lanny G. Ladouceur, a local hometown hero.

Ray Sestak
Assistant State Captain
Eastern Region, PGRNY


ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.


PGRNY is an all volunteer 501c3 organization. Donations support our mission of honoring the fallen and Veterans and are tax deductible.

Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

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