Honor Mission

CMSgt Michael F. Casatelli, Retired

Amsterdam, New York - 17 Feb 2018


The family of Michael F. Casatelli has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Michael, 75, passed on Saturday, 10 February, 2018.

Mike was a graduate of Columbia High School and his obituary indicates that he was a US Army Vietnam Veteran. After the Army, Mike served and retired from the US Air National Guard. He received numerous awards during his service, and was Honorably discharged at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant (E-9).

His full obituary can be viewed on the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Funeral Home website at: http://www.brbsfuneral.com/obituarie...li/#!/Obituary

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 Michael F. Casatelli.

Primary Staging Time: 10:15 A.M.

Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Funeral Home
171 Guy Park Avenue
Amsterdam, New York - 12010

Ride Captain:

Paul Orzolek

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Service scheduled for 11:00 AM, followed by interment with full military honors at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Steadman Ave., Amsterdam, NY.

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

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:
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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.


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