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Honor Mission

Donald Fachko, Veteran
USAF - Korea Era
Hamburg, New York -03 Apr 2017

We have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Air Force Service of Donald Fachko of West Seneca, who passed away on March 9th. Mr. Fachko served a total of 6+ years during the Korean War Era. Following training at Fort Belvoir, VA and Warren AFB in Wyoming, Mr. Fachko served as a Senior Electrician. His duty stations included Alaska for 12 months, and the 3650th Installations Group, Air Training Command, Sampson AFB. Donald Fachko was Honorably Discharged on 3 February 1956 with the rank of Airman 1st Class. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Air Force Good Conduct Medal.


Primary Staging Time:10:30 A.M.
Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
4199 Lakeshore Road
(Corner Rt. 5 & Camp Road)
Hamburg, New York - 14075
Ride Captain:
Bob Woodward
Special Instructions:
Meet family at the Funeral Home at11:15 AM
Escort the Veteran and family to
St. Adalbert's Cemetery
6200 Broadway Street (Route 20)
Lancaster, NY 14086
(Distance of approx. 20 miles)
Interment with Military Honors at12:00 Noon
NOTE: This Mission conflicts with another one in Tonawanda for Navy Veteran Norman Hameister. Please do what you are able to support one of these equally important Missions. Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or USAF flag, and dress for the weather. If you choose to ride, please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached for the 20-mile escort.
Don Higgins
Senior Ride Captain
PGRNY Region-1
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

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 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

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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