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Honor Mission

Michael D. Lyons
USMC, Vietnam Veteran and LEO

Tonawanda, New York - 18 Dec 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of U.S. Marine Corps & Buffalo Police Department Veteran Michael D. Lyons, who passed away on December 10th at the age of 65.

Mr. Lyons served Active Duty in the USMC from 1971-1973, including 4 months in Vietnam. With an MOS of 0151-Admin. Clerk, Mr. Lyons was attached to Company A, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune, NC. He was Honorably Discharged on 14 July 1973 with the rank of Corporal (E-4), and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Meritorious Mast. Mr. Lyons went on to a career with the Buffalo Police Department, retiring as a Detective.


Primary Staging Time: 3:00 P.M.

Amigone Funeral Home
(Tonawanda Chapel)
2600 Sheridan Drive at Parker Blvd.
Tonawanda, New York - 14150

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

NOTE: Calling Hours are for extended hours on both Sunday & Monday. We will be covering the 4:00-9:00 period on Monday.

Police and Military Honors are scheduled in the 4:00-5:00 P.M. period.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or USMC flag, and dress for the weather.

Please consider participating for whatever length of time you're able to, as we Honor the USMC and BPD Service of Michael Lyons, and support his loving family.

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: Don Higgins
Position: SRC, Region 1


ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

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 Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. 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.


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 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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

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