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Honor Mission

Edward F. Sarafin, Sr., Veteran
USA - WWII
Williamsville, New York - 25 Aug 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been requested to stand in Honor of another WWII Hero. Edward F. Sarafin, Sr. passed away on August 21st. He served in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1944-1945, including 5-1/2 months in the European Theater as a Rifleman with Company E, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. Mr. Sarafin saw action during the Ardennes Campaign, and was wounded in action on 9 January 1945, resulting in being 100% Disabled for the rest of his life. Mr. Sarafin was Honorably Discharged on 12 September 1945 with the rank of Private, and was awarded a Purple Heart Medal; American Campaign Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal; WWII Victory Medal.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 25 Aug 2017
Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.

Amigone Funeral Home
5200 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, New York - 14221
http://mapq.st/2wxOKDR


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Prayer Service at the FH at 9:45 A.M.
Dignified Escort to St. Gregory the Great RC Church, 200 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville, NY.
Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M.
Followed by Escort to Forest Lawn Cemetery for Burial with Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or U.S. Army flag, dress for the weather, and bring a beverage for hydration.
Please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Mr. Sarafin made a life-changing sacrifice in Service to our Nation. Please do whatever you're able to assure he receives proper Honors, and that his loving family is supported by us.


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:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

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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.

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