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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

John J. Camadine Jr., Veteran

Albany, New York - 06 Apr 2018


The family of Mr. John J. Camadine Jr. has requested patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Camadine, 93, passed on 2 April 2018.

Mr. Camadine was a lifelong Albany resident and served in the United States Navy during WWII. He was a gunner and radioman aboard the SS Samuel Chase, a Liberty Class ship and the USS Bremerton, a Baltimore Class heavy cruiser. He was Honorably discharged on 19 March, 1946 at the rank of Seaman 1st Class. For his service, he was awarded the WWII Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, European Theatre Medal and the Asiatic Theatre Medal.

After the war, John was employed at Hudson Valley Appliances, Ramapo Wine & Liquor and for many years at the Albany County Comptroller's Office.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Mr. Camadine's obituary, available for viewing on the McVeigh Funeral Home website at:!/Obituary

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for, and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. John J. Camadine Jr., United States Navy veteran and "Greatest Generation" hero.

Primary Staging Time: 12:30 P.M.

Blessed Sacrament Church
607 Central Ave.
Albany, New York - 12206
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Ride Captain:

Paul Orzolek

Special Instructions:

Staging at the church with flag line for arrival of the funeral cortege. Funeral Mass scheduled for 1:00 PM, followed by interment with military honors at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, 1389 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205.

Weather forecast is for snow in the morning, followed by rain. Please dress accordingly. Cages are recommended.

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

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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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