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Honor Mission

John E. Sherin, Veteran

Greenwich, New York - 12 Jan 2018


The family of Mr. John Edward Sherin has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his funeral services. Mr. Sherin, 91, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Saratoga Hospital.

John was born in Cambridge, NY and spent his whole life in Greenwich. He attended Greenwich Central School, and after graduation, was inducted into the U.S. Army Air Corps. He qualified for combat crew service and, and after ball turret armor and radio operator school, was assigned to a B-29 in the Pacific. At the end of the war, he volunteered for service in the European sector. In Europe, John was assigned to a C-47 crew that flew military personnel throughout Europe and was Honorable discharged in 1946 at the rank of PFC.

He went to work as a draftsman for the Eddy Plow Company, General Electric, Niagara Mohawk, and eventually became a foreman for NY Telephone Company in Saratoga Springs where he retired in 1985.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in John's obituary, which can be viewed on the Flynn Brothers Funeral Home website at:

We, the Patriot Guard Riders, will proudly stand for the life and service of PFC John Edward Sherin, another member of our "Greatest Generation."

Primary Staging Time: 3:30 P.M.

Flynn Brothers Funeral Home
80 Main Street
Greenwich, New York - 12834

Ride Captain:

Bruce Barger

Special Instructions:

Stage 3:30 pm for the arrival of family and friends. Calling hours from 4:00 - 7:00 PM. Interment scheduled for Spring.

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: "Big Dan" Nolin
Position: SRC, Region 4

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