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Honor Mission

Raymond M. Brautlacht, Veteran
Buffalo, New York - 10 Apr 2018


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the US Army Service of Raymond M. Brautlacht, who passed away on April 6, 2018. Mr. Brautlacht served 4-1/2 years in the 1950s, including 18 months in foreign service. His MOS was 532.70-Smoke Generator Operator, and he was attached to the 44th Chemical Company. Mr. Brautlacht achieved the rank of Sergeant, and earned the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Army Occupation Medal- Germany.
Obituary: http://buffalonews.com/2018/04/08/brautlacht-raymond-m/

Primary Staging Time: 1:00 P.M.

Castiglia Funeral Home
873 Abbott Road
Buffalo, New York - 14220

Ride Captain:

Don Becker, Joe Joyce

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family.
Calling Hours from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
Funeral Service at the FH at 8:00 PM.
RC Don Becker will cover 1:00-4:30, RC Joe Joyce will cover 4:30-9:00.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.
Acknowledging that these are very long Calling Hours, please consider standing for whatever period of time you're able to.
Thank you for your effort to help Honor the Army Service of Raymond M. Brautlacht, 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, SRC, Reg-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

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


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