Honor Mission

William R. Grundon, Veteran
USN - WWII - Buffalo Police Dept

Hamburg, New York - 03 Mar 2018


We have been requested to stand in Honor of the WW-II U.S. Naval Service and Buffalo Police Department career of William R. Grundon, who passed away this past December 15th.

Mr. Grundon served Active Duty for over 3 years from 1943-1946. His rating was Electrician's Mate, and he served in the European Theater of Operations, including duty aboard the USS Evarts and USS Seattle. Mr. Grundon was Honorably Discharged on 30 October 1946 with the rating of Electrician's Mate 1st Class (E-6), and earned the following awards: Navy Good Conduct Medal; American Campaign Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/3 Campaign Stars; WW-II Victory Medal.

Mr. Grundon went on to serve a 25-year career as a Buffalo Police Officer, and was Honorably retired on 16 July 1987 with the rank of Lieutenant

Primary Staging Time: 9:15 A.M.

Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
4199 Lake Shore Road
Corner Camp Road & Rt. 5)
Hamburg, NY 14075
Hamburg, New York - 14075
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Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Assemble in preparation for Escort at 10:15 to Holy Cross Cemetery, 2900 South Park Ave, Lackawanna, NY.
Graveside Service with Military Honors.

NOTE: Calling Hours and Funeral were held previously, at which time the Buffalo Police Department provided Honors.

Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Navy flag, and dress for the weather.

Please consider devoting some time to help properly Honor the US Naval and Law Enforcement Service of William Grundon, 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, R1

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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:
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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.

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