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Honor Mission

Eugene J. Stoklosa

US Army - WWII Veteran

Cheektowaga, New York - 10-19-18


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the WWII service of Eugene J. Stoklosa of Cheektowaga, who passed away on 15 October 2018 at the age of 97.

Mr. Stoklosa served 3-1/2 years active duty from 1942-1945 with the US Army Corps of Engineers, including 20 months in the South West Pacific Theater. With MOS's of Truck Driver and Topographical Engineer, he was attached to Company A, 650th Topographic Engineers. Mr. Stoklosa participated in the Bismarck-Archipelago and New Guinea Campaigns. He was Honorably Discharged on 26 December 1945 as a Technician Fifth Grade, and earned the following awards: Army Good Conduct Medal; American Campaign Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/2 Campaign Stars; Philippine Liberation Medal; WWII Victory Medal; Army Carbine Sharpshooter Badge; WWII Honorable Service Pin.

Staging Time:
7:15 a.m.

Amigone Funeral Home
569 Cleveland Drive
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Ride Captain:

Don Higgins

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family.
Prayer Service at the FH at 8:15 a.m.
Followed by Dignified Transfer and escort to Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church, 180 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga for Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 a.m.
Followed by escort to Forest Lawn Cemetery for Interment with Military Honors.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.
If you are unable to stage at the Funeral Home, please consider staging directly at the Church with a Flag Line for arrival of the contingent.
Thank you for your participation in Honoring the WWII Service of Eugene J. Stoklosa, and in support of his proud and loving family.

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:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1

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