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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

John J. Thibaudeau

US Army - WWII

Albany, New York - 10-29-18



The family of Mr. John J. Thibaudeau has requested Patriot Guard rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Thibaudeau, 92, passed on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

John graduated in 1944 from Cathedral Academy in Albany, and later served in the US Army during WWII. He was assigned to the 88th Infantry Division, the "Blue Devils", at Regimental Headquarters as a Wire Chief. John was honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant. He retired from New York Telephone Company after 40 years of employment.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Mr. Thibaudeau's obituary, available for viewin gonline at the McVeigh Funeral Home website:!/Obituary

Staging Time:
09:15 a.m.

McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, NY 12206

Ride Captain:

Steve Flubacher

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Following a 9:45 a.m. service, member will escort to Blessed Sacrament Church, 607 Central Ave., for a Funeral Mass. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Route 9W, Glenmont, NY.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided 
If you have a large flag bike, please bring it..
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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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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