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Honor Mission

Raymond J. Gates, Sr., Veteran
USN - WWII, Korea
Orchard Park, New York - 11 Nov 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of a WWII and Korean War Navy Veteran. Raymond J. Gates, Sr. of Hamburg passed away on November 6th. Military Service information is limited at this short notice, but based on the obituary photo, Mr. Gates earned several awards for his Service to our Nation.

Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.

Saint Bernadette Roman Catholic Church
5930 S. Abbott Rd.
Orchard Park, New York - 14127

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family & friends.
Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M.
Followed by Dignified Escort to SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, 66 East Main Street (Rt. 62), Hamburg, NY 14075. Burial with Military Honors.
SPECIAL NOTE: Please be aware that there is a 9:00 AM Mass at St. Bernadette RC Church, please park and assemble accordingly.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Navy flag and dress for the weather.
If you are brave enough to ride, please ensure your large flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Thank you for your efforts to Honor this Veteran on Veterans' Day.

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

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