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Honor Mission

Peter H. Wilson
US Army Veteran

Gloversville, New York - 07 Oct 2017


The family of Mr. Peter H. Wilson has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services.

Born on November 7, 1928 in Johnstown,Mr. Wilson was a Class of 1947 graduate of Johnstown High School, and served on active duty in the United States Army from 22 September, 1950 to 25 September, 1952. He was Honorably discharged at the rank of Private First Class.

Peter was the owner and operator of the Rainbow Restaurant in Johnstown from 1956 to 2006. Mr. Wilson was of the Greek Orthodox faith, a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Schenectady. He was a 50 plus year member of the St. Patrick’s Lodge # 4 and the Cyprus Temple Shriners, Adirondack Chapter. Peter was also a 65 plus year member of the Broadalbin American Legion and was a member of the Post’s Firing Squad. Mr. Wilson was a 50 plus year member of the Johnstown Eagles and the Fort Plain Elks Club. He was also a member of the Johnstown Lions Club since 1965 and was District Governor from 1977-78.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. Peter H. Wilson, proud United States Army veteran.

Primary Staging Time: 09:15 A.M.

St. Theodore Greek Orthodox Church
70 Washington Street
Gloversville, New York - 12078

Ride Captain:

Paul Orzolek

Special Instructions:

Staging at the church with flag line for the arrival of the family. Services scheduled for 10:00 AM. Following church services, PGR will lead the escort approximately 2 miles to the cemetery for interment with full military honors:

Fern Dale Cemetery
North Perry Street
Gloversville, NY 12078

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: Assistant State Captain

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