Honor Mission

Ronald K. Wharton Sr., Veteran
USN - Korea

MULTI-CITY, New York - 27 Feb 2018

We have been requested by the family of Ronald K Wharton Sr. to participate in his military honors funeral.

Ron served in the US Navy during the Korean War as a radio man. He 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.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Ron's obituary, available for viewing on the Townley and Wheeler Funeral Home website at: http://www.townleywheelerfh.com/book...d/obituary.php

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: 09:00 A.M.
Townley and Wheeler FH
21Midline Rd.
Ballston Lake, New York - 12019

Ride Captain:
"Big Dan" Nolin

Special Instructions:
Calling hours 9:30-10:30, followed by escort to:

St. Edwards Church
569 Clifton Park Center Rd.
Clifton Park, NY

For 11:00 AM service. After service reception at church until 1:30, followed by 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: 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:
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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