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.

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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

Joseph E. Della Rocco
United States Air Force Veteran

MULTI-CITY, New York - 30 Nov 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Joseph E. Della Rocco has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Joseph, 79, passed on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Joseph served in the United States Air Force from 1 July 1957 until 30 June 1961. His MOS was 64550, Supply Records Specialist. For his service, Joseph was awarded the Air Force Longevity Service Award, and was Honorably discharged at the rank of Airman 2nd Class (E3).

Joseph was a self-employed carpenter for many years, and a member of the Joseph E. Zaloga American Legion Post in Albany.

You can view his full obituary here:
http://dufresneandcavanaugh.com/trib...#tribute-start

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 Joseph E. Della Rocco.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 30 Nov 2017
Primary Staging Time: 08:30 A.M.

Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home
149 Old Loudon Road
Latham, New York - 12110


Ride Captain:

Gene Jones
rem2arms@aol.com


Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Following a brief ceremony, riders will escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for interment with full military honors.


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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 30 Nov, 2017
Staging #2 Time: 10:00 A.M.

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York - 12871


Ride Captain:

Gene Jones
rem2arms@aol.com


Special Instructions:

For those members staging directly to the cemetery, please do so quietly and be aware of any services in progress. Please do not gather at the Visitor Center.


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed
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

 

Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

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Our veterans are in need!

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture.  The ROC Warehouse schedules pickups every second Saturday of each month.  If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Donate Items section and either call us at 585-866-1747 or fill out the Furniture Donation Request Pick-up Request Form.  You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today!  Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.

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