Honor Mission

Anthony W. Palumbo, Veteran
Scotia, New York - 20 May 2018


The family of Anthony W. Palumbo has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military funeral services. Anthony, 95, passed on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Born in Schenectady, Anthony was raised and educated in Schenectady and graduated from Mont Pleasant High School, Class of 1941. During WWII, he served in the United States Army. He received his basic training in Fort Hood, TX and became an Infantry solider in the South West Pacific Theater, landing with the Water Invasion in New Guinea. Afterwards, Anthony was stationed in Brisbane, Australia. 

Anthony was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in Scotia where he also served as a Eucharistic Minister. 

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Anthony's obituary, available for viewing online at the White Funeral Home website:

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 Anthony W. Palumbo, proud United States Army WWII Veteran and "Greatest Generation" hero.

Primary Staging Time: 12:30 P.M.

The White Funeral Home
264 N. Ballston Ave.
(Route 50)
Scotia, New York - 12302

Ride Captain:

Don Miller Jr.

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Visitation hours are 1:00 - 3:00 PM.

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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