Honor Mission

Gary J. Colombo, Veteran
USA, USAF Fire - Vietnam

Rochester, New York - 29 Mar 2018

The patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral services of Mr. Gary J. Colombo . Gary served in Vietnam between 1970-1971, and served in both in the United States Army and United States Air Force. He was honorably discharged in 1975 at the rank of Sergeant (E-5).

Gary went on to become a member of the Rochester Fire Department from 1977, retiring with many honors from the department and the City of Rochester.

Primary Staging Time: 10:15 A.M.
Chapel of Peace
Riverside Cemetery
2650 Lake Ave
Rochester, New York - 14612

Ride Captain:
Bob Harder

Special Instructions:
Thursdays weather is forecast to be sunny and 57 degrees. Let us have a great turn out for this great man. Bring your motorcycles if you can if you can do so safely.

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: Ride 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 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

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