Honor Mission

Andrew B. Syposs, Veteran
USMC - Vietnam

Tonawanda, New York - 21 Feb 2018


We have been requested to stand in Honor of U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam War Veteran Andrew "Abe" B. Syposs, who passed away on February 17th at the age of 70. 

Mr. Syposs served Active Duty from 1968-1969, including 11 months in Vietnam. With an MOS of 0311-Rifleman, he served with the 1st Marine Division, and was Wounded in Action. Mr. Syposs was Honorably Discharged 0n 9 September 1969 with the rank of Lance Corporal (E-3), and was awarded the following: Purple Heart Medal; Combat Action Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Campaign Star; Vietnam Campaign Medal; RVN Cross of Gallantry w/Palm & Frame.

Primary Staging Time: 09:00 A.M.

Roth Funeral Home
25 Williams Street
(Between Morgan St. & Broad St.)
Tonawanda, New York - 14150

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends. Funeral Service at 10:00 AM, followed by Dignified Escort to Forest Lawn Cemetery for Burial with Military Honors.

Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or USMC flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are properly placed and securely attached.

Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the Vietnam War Service of Andrew "Abe" Syposs, and to 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 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

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