Honor Mission

Jerry E. Nowland, Veteran
Hamburg, New York - 09 Apr 2018

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of another WWII hero. Jerry E. Nowland of Hamburg passed away on April 3, 2018. 

Mr. Nowland served 2 years, 8 months active duty in the US Army from 1943 -1946, including 20 months in the European Theater. His MOS was 078 - Electrician, and he was attached to the 359th Engineer Battalion. Mr. Nowland participated in the Central Europe and Rhineland Campaigns, and was honorably discharged on 1 April 1946 with the rank of Technician Fourth Grade. He was awarded the following: Army Good Conduct Medal; American Campaign Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/2 Campaign Stars and the WWIII Victory Medal.

Obituary: https://lakesidefuneralhome.com/trib...#tribute-start

Primary Staging Time: 8:00 A.M.
Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
4199 Lake Shore Road
(Corner Rte. 5 & Camp Road)
Hamburg, North Carolina - 14075

Ride Captain:
Special Instructions:
Patriot Guard Riders will form a Flag Line for arrival of family.

A prayer service for Mr. Nowland will be conducted at the funeral home at 9:00 AM, followed by a dignified transfer and escort to St. Mary of the Lake Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM. PGR will then conducted a dignified transfer and escort to Lakeside Cemetery for Interment with military honors.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag and dress for the weather. Please ensure your large flags are securely attached.

Thank you for your efforts to help Honor the WWII service of Jerry E. Nowland and to support his proud and 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, R-1

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

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