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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

Louis C. DeGeorgio, Sr.
USAAF, Veteran 

MULTI-CITY, New York - 13 Apr 2018


The family of Mr. Louis C. DeGeorgio Sr. has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in his military honors funeral services. Mr. DeGeorgio, 93 passed on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

Born in Schenectady, Louis graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1943. After joining the US Army Air Force in July, 1943, Louis was assigned to the 591st Bomber Squadron as a gunner on a B-17 aircraft. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific theatre, Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. He was honorably discharged in February, 1945 at the rank of Private.

After the war, Louis was employed as a heat treater and machinist with the Watervliet Arsenal for 38 years, retiring in 1977.  He was a life member and past Commander of the VFW Post #357, a member of the American Legion for 40 years, the Rotterdam Elks Lodge #2157, Rotterdam Son’s of Italy, and the Rotterdam Senior Citizens.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Louis' obituary, available for viewing online at the DeMarco Stone Funeral Home website here: http://www.demarcostonefuneralhome.c...ouis-DeGeorgio

Primary Staging Time: 08:30 A.M.

DeMarco Stone Funeral Home
1605 Helderberg Ave.
Rotterdam, New York - 12306

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Visitation scheduled for 09:00 - 10:30 AM, followed by a brief service. Following the service, members will escort to cemetery for interment with full military honors, scheduled for 1:00 PM.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 13 Apr, 2018
Staging #2 Time: 12:30 P.M.

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York - 12871

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Interment with full military honors scheduled for 1:00 PM. Please stage quietly and be aware of any services already in progress. Please do not gather at the Visitor Center.

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: Assistant State 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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