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Honor Mission

John W. Shook Sr., Veteran
USN - WWII, Korea
Elmira, New York -27 Mar 2017

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of John W. Shook Sr. to Honor him at his funeral. John served on the USS Thorn and USS Midway during WWII and the Korean War. Obituary:https://tinyurl.com/lyefznj


Primary Staging Time:11:30 A.M.
James D Barrett Funeral Home
1004 Lake St
Elmira, New York - 14901
Ride Captain:
Bob Wheeler
Special Instructions:
Flag Line for arrival of family and friends at11:30 AM, Memorial Service:1 pm,
Leave immediately after for Woodlawn National Cemetery.
We will be participating in another PGR Mission that same morning in Elmira/Woodlawn and will go to this Mission immediately after. If you are unable to participate in the morning mission, please go to the Barrett Funeral Home and stand the flag line until we arrive.
I know this will be a bit complicated, but is worth the effort to honor these American Heroes. Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Air Force flag and dress for the weather. If you can't make it to the Funeral Home please meet at Woodlawn and form a flag Line for the arrival from the Funeral Home
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

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Any time is a good time to remember our fallen and their ultimate sacrafice; another way to remember them is to sponsor a wreath.  Sponsoring a wreath through Wreaths Across America is easy.  Whether at Saratoga National Cemetery or another cemetery where you wish to have a wreath placed. Just click on the image to enter Wreaths Across America.  Simply click on the DONATE at the bottom of their page.  Thank you.