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!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

aapatriot guard Logo Condolences                                                                usarmy

Honor Mission

Phillip E. McCanna, Veteran
USA - Vietnam Era
Olcott, New York - 06 Sep 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Army Service of Phillip E. McCanna of Newfane, NY, who passed away on September 1st. Mr. McCanna served for over 2 years from 1960-1962, and was attached to Company D (Walker), 66th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Division. His MOS was 131.00- Armor Crewman. Mr. McCanna was Honorably Discharged from active duty on 26 March 1962 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4.) SP4 McCanna earned: National Defense Service Medal; Marksmanship Badge-Rifle; Expert Badge-90mm Tank Weapon; Sharpshooter Badge-Pistol; Driver & Mechanic Badge w/Driver W Bar.

Primary Staging Time: 10:00 A.M.

St. Brendan on the Lake Parish - Olcott
5972 Main Street
Olcott, New York - 14126

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M.
Followed by Escort to St. Charles Cemetery, 3185 Lockport-Olcott Road, Newfane, NY. Burial with Military Honors.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and bring a beverage for hydration.
Please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Thank you for your efforts to help Honor the U.S. Army Service of Mr. McCanna and to support his loving family.

SPECIAL NOTE: We have multiple Missions in Region-1 throughout the coming week. Please contribute your time as you're able.

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

 (click on flyer to download)

wHOTH Assistance Flyer

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.