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Honor Mission

Clarence A. Heck, Veteran
USA Fire - Korea
West Seneca, New York - 13 Apr 2018


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of Korean War veteran and long time fireman Clarence Arthur "Art" Heck of West Seneca, who passed away on April 8, 2018. Mr. Heck served active duty in the US Army from 1952-1954, including 12 months in Korea with the 38th Infantry Regiment (his MOS is not listed.) Mr. Heck was honorably discharged on 27 January 1954 with the rank of Corporal and earned the following awards: Army Good Conduct Medal; Combat Infantry Badge; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal w/3 Bronze Battle Stars; United Nations Service Medal. Mr. Heck was also a 69-year member of the East Seneca Fire Company.

Obituary: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obit...t-heck-7816772

Primary Staging Time: 8:30 A.M.

Hoy Funeral Home
3855 Seneca Street
West Seneca, New York - 14224

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family.
Prayer Service at the FH at 9:30 AM, followed by escort to Ebenezer Church of Christ, 630 Main St., West Seneca, where a funeral service is schedued for 10:00 AM. Upon completion of funeral service, escort to Mt. Hope Cemetery for interment with military honors.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American flag or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.
Thank you for your efforts to help honor the US Army Korean War and 1st Responder service of Clarence A. Heck, and to support his proud and loving family.

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.

Submitted by:
Don Higgins, 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

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


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