As we are approaching the holiday season, it's an excellent 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.

The Patriot Guard Riders of Eastern New York have once again been granted Group Sponsorship status within the Wreaths Across America organization. So what does our Group Sponsorship status mean? Well for every two wreaths that are ordered - using our group code – Wreaths Across America will donate another wreath - we get 3 for 2. 


To sponsor a wreath at Saratoga National Cemetery click HERE.

If you would rather mail in an order, click ORDER FORM.


Thank you.




Honor Mission

Franklin M. Brown


Ellenville, New York - 08 Aug 2017



The family of Mr. Franklin M. Brown has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in his funeral services.

Mr. Brown of Napanoch, NY, passed away on Sunday July 30, 2017 at the age of 85. Frank was born on August 14, 1931 in Woodbourne, NY, and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He served during the Korean War from 1950 to1952, and was Honorable discharged at the rank of Corporal. Frank was a member of the Ellenville First Aid Squad for over 30 years, and retired from IBM where he had worked for 30 years as a computer engineer.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and demonstrate Honor, Dignity and Respect for the life and service of Mr. Franklin M. Brown, a proud United States Marine.


Primary Staging Time: 10:00 A.M.
Loucks Funeral Home
79 N. Main Street
Ellenville, New York - 12428
Ride Captain:
Ray Sestak
Special Instructions:
Staging at the funeral home by 10:00 AM. Funeral service scheduled for 10:30 AM, followed by escort to the cemetery:

Fantinekill Cemetery
State Road
(Route 209)
Ellenville, NY 12428

NOTE:  Region 4 and 5 members wishing to attend can stage at:

Sunoco Gas Station

KSU:  Approx. 0815 AM
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Ride Captain

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


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