Honor Mission

Donald R. Provost , Veteran


Albany, New York - 05-30-18


The family of Donald R. Provost has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to participate in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Provost, 88, passed on May 24, 2018.

Born in Plattsburgh, NY, Don enlisted in the US Army in 1951. He served from 1951-1953 while stationed in Germany. He also served with the Army Reserve from 1953-1957. After being honorably discharged, Don moved to Guilderland and worked for for G.E. Wasserman’s meat packing, Tobin meat packing, and Save-Way Market before retiring in 1991 from the Guilderland Highway Department as an operator.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in the obituary provided by McVeigh Funeral Home, viewable at the following link:

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 Donald R. Provost, US Army veteran.

Staging Time: 08:15

McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, New York 12206

Ride Captain:

Ray Sestak

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. After a brief service, members will escort to church for 10:00 AM services:

St. Madeline Sophie
3500 Carman Rd.
Schenectady, NY 12303
Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/KCPkz52f3iJ2

Following church services, members will escort to the cemetery for interment with military honors:

Sts. Cyril and Method Cemetery
611 Duanesburg Road 
Rotterdam, NY 12306

Flags & Water:
No, flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: New York Assistant State Captain

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