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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.

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Honor Mission

Edward T. Cavanagh

USN - WWII Veteran

Albany, New York - 06-29-18


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to attend the military honors funeral services of S1C Edward T. Cavanagh, having passed on June 26, 2018.
Edward joined the US Navy when he was 17 years old and served during WWII on the USS Caperton (DD-650), a Fletcher-class destroyer. His tour of duty took him to the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan.
After the War Edward attended and graduated from Sienna College with a degree in English and Journalism.
A devout family man, Edward loved to take part in activities with his family. He loved to read and watch old movies. Edward also joined the National Guard and was proud of his patriotism.
The Patriot Guard Riders are proud and honored to provide S1C Edward T. Cavanagh with Dignity, Honor and Respect for all to see!
Edward's obituary can be seen on when it gets posted. Another member of the Greatest Generation leaves us - it is only fitting that we honor his service, his memory and his family!

Staging Time:
7:45 a.m.

McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen Street
Albany, NY

Ride Captain:

Ed Czuchrey

Special Instructions:

Stage at 7:45 for Flag line during arrival at 8:00 of family and friends at McVeigh Funeral Home on 208 N. Allen Street, Albany, NY.
Provide dignified transfer.
KSU 8:40 - Depart funeral home NLT.
Arrive All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St for 9:00 Mass.
KSU at 10:00 for escort to St Agnes Cemetery in Menands, NY.
Stand flag line and provide honors.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided, please bring your own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted by:
Ed Czuchrey


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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

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