Honor Mission

COL. Charles T. Patanella, Jr. , Retired


Livonia, New York - 05-31-18



The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Army career of Charles T. Patanella, Jr. of Livonia, who passed away on 26 May 2018. Detailed military service information is pending, but we know Mr. Patanella retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of Colonel (O-6.)

Obituary: http://doughertyfuneralhomes.com/Obits/?p=9010

Staging Time: 09:00

Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home
21 Big Tree Street (Rt. 20A/15)
Livonia, New York 14487

Ride Captain:

Terry Garigen

Special Instructions:

Flag line for arrival of family and friends.  Funeral Service at the funeral home at 10:00 AM, followed by dignified transfer and escort to St. Mary's Cemetery, Crossett Road, Geneseo, for burial 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 properly placed and securely attached.

Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the US Army career of Colonel Charles T. Patanella, Jr., and to support his loving family.

Flags & Water:
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: Don Higgins
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R1


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