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Honor Mission

Gerald R. "Jerry" Gibas, Veteran
USA - Vietnam
Niagara Falls, New York - 21 Aug 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Army Vietnam War Service of Gerald R. "Jerry" Gibas of the Town of Niagara, who passed away on August 5th. Mr. Gibas served from 1966-1968, including 12 months in Vietnam with Company C, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. His MOS was 11B40-Light Weapons Infantryman, and he was Honorably Discharged on 12 January 1968 with the rank of Sergeant (E-5.) For his brave Service to our Nation, Sgt. Gibas was awarded: Army Commendation Medal; Purple Heart Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Primary Staging Time: 9:30 A.M.

Divine Mercy Parish
2437 Niagara Street
Niagara Falls, New York - 14303

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Memorial Mass with Military Honors at 10:30 A.M.
No Escort - Mr. Gibas will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or U.S. Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure you have a beverage for proper hydration.
Please do whatever you are able to help Honor the Vietnam War Service of Mr. Gibas, and to support his loving and grieving family.

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.
Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1

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

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