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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

Peter N. Fulgan Jr., Veteran

MULTI-CITY, New York - 20 Feb 2018


The family of Mr. Peter N. Fulgan Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Peter, 79, passed on Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Peter served in the United States Coast Guard from 1958 to 1963. He was assigned as an Engineman aboard the USCGC Mackinac (WAVP-371), a cutter serving on ocean stations to gather meteorological data and conducting search-and-rescue and law enforcement operations. He was Honorably discharged on 13 February 1963 at the rating of Engineman 3rd Class (EN3).

Peter was the owner of Peter N. Fulgan Jr. Plumbing & Heating in Green Island, NY. He was a rider and member of the H.O.G., supported the Toys For Tots and attended Americade and Laconia.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Peter's obituary, available for viewing online at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home website at:

The Patriot Guard Riders are honored to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. Peter N. Fulgan Jr.

Primary Staging Time: 09:15 A.M.

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

Ride Captain:

Steve Flubacher

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Funeral service scheduled for 10:00 AM, followed by interment at Saratoga National Cemetery.

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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 20 Feb, 2018
Staging #2 Time: 11:30 A.M.

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

Ride Captain:

Steve Flubacher

Special Instructions:

Interment with full military honors scheduled for 12:00 PM. Please stage quietly and be aware of any services already 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

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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

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