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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

Lawrence L. Walgate, Sr.

USA - , War War Era

Buffalo, New York - 06-30-18


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Army Service of Lawrence L. Walgate, Sr. of Depew, who passed away on 14 June 2018. Mr. Walgate served Active Duty from 1955-1957, including 15 months with Battery C, 48th Field Artillery Battalion, Army Forces Far East in Korea. Mr. Walgate's MOS was 145.10-Artillery Survey Specialist, and he was Honorably Discharged on 29 April 1957.


Staging Time:
9:00 a.m.

Kolano Funeral Home
396 Amherst Street
Buffalo, N.Y. 14207

Ride Captain:

John Ben

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family.
Visitation from 10:00 - 1:00 PM.
Funeral Service at the FH at 1:00 P.M., including Military Honors.
No Cemetery, No Escort.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.
Please consider contributing whatever time you're able to help Honor the US Army Service of Lawrence L. Walgate, Sr., and to support his loving family.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided  (Edit as necessary)
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Don Higgins
Position: SRC, R-1

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HOTH Assistance Flyer Rev C


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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