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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. 

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 codes – Wreaths Across America will donate another wreath - we get 3 for 2. 


Important information 

Our Group Fundraiser Code is:  NY0057
Our Location ID is:  NYGSNS


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

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:!/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

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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


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