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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

Ronald K. Wharton, Sr., Veteran
USN - Korea

MULTI-CITY, New York - 27 Feb 2018


Ron served in the US Navy during the Korean War as a radio man. Ron was a member of VFW Post 1498 most recently and had been a member of other Legion and VFW in the past

For 35 years he worked as an electrical engineer / technical metallurgist at the Watervliet Arsenal. He was an intelligent and kind man with a humor that could not hide the little devil inside. He loved to keep his mind and his hands busy and could often be found fixing something that needed repair or tinkering in his yard. He was a devout Catholic. He was a family man considered his most precious gift to be that of his entire family.

The Patriot Guard Riders are honored to be there to render honor, dignity, and respect for the life and service of Ronald K Wharton Sr.

Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.

Townley and Wheeler FH
21Midline Rd.
Ballston Lake, New York  12019
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Ride Captain:

"Big Dan" Nolin
Senior Ride Captain, PGRNY Region4

Special Instructions:

Calling hours 9:30-10:30 with a Dignified Transfer and escort to:
St. Edwards Church
569 Clifton Park Center Rd.
Clifton Park, NY

There will be a Dignified transfer into church Mass at 11:00 am.

After the service a reception at the church will be held until approximately 1:30pm. There will be a Dignified Transfer and escort to:
Memory Gardens Cemetery
983 Watervliet Shaker Rd.
Colonie, 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: Dan Nolin
Position: Senior Ride 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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