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

Herbert S. Fox, Jr., Veteran

MULTI-CITY, New York - 12 Oct 2017


The family of Herbert S. Fox, Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Born in Jamaica, NY on August 2, 1924, he received his early education at public schools in Queens, NY participating in many sports at the high school level. Herb proudly served his country during World War II with the U.S. Fifth Army in North Africa and Italy receiving many medals for operations during the Italian Campaign. He was Honorably discharged in October of 1945 at the rank of PFC, and received the Army Good Conduct Medal, the European-Africa-middle East Service Medal, the WWII Victory Medal and the WWII Lapel Pin.

Herb enrolled at New York University under the GI Bill in 1946, graduating in 1949 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Marketing. Following graduation, Herb embarked on a 40 year career in the railroad industry with the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, and retiring in 1990 as Amtrak Sales Manager for Upstate New York. He was a life member of the VFW Post 3185 and American Legion Post 1040 in Delmar.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for the life and service of Mr. Herbert S. Fox, Jr., a proud United States Army Veteran and "Greatest Generation" hero.

Primary Staging Time: 08:45 A.M.

St. Thomas the Apostle Church
35 Adams Place
Delmar, New York - 12054

Ride Captain:

Ray Sestak

Special Instructions:

Staging at the church for the arrival of the funeral procession. Mass of Christian Burial scheduled for 09:30, followed by PGR escort to the cemetery for interment with full military honors:

Memory Gardens
983 Watervliet Shaker Rd.
Albany, NY 12205

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

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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