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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

Warren H. Sheldrick

USMC - Vietnam

Multi-City, New York - 11-02-18



The family of Mr. Warren H. Sheldrick has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Sheldrick, 69, passed on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Born in Albany, NY, Warren joined the United States Marine Corps on February 27, 1968. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam, with an MOS of 3051, General Warehouseman. For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/3 stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/device, Combat Action Ribbon, Rifle Marksmanship Badge and a Meritorious Mast. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Lance Corporal (E-3) on September 16, 1969.

Warren was employed as Tractor Trailer Driver for 30 years with Tobin First Prize and Williamsburg Transport in Saratoga Springs. He was also a member of the Joseph Zaloga American Legion Post # 1520 in Albany.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in his obituary, available for viewing online at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home website:

Staging Time:
08:45 a.m.

Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home
149 Old Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110

Ride Captain:

Bruce Barger

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Members will escort to church for a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial:

St. Ambrose Church
347 Old Loudon Rd.
Latham, NY 12110

Interment with military honors to follow at:

Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
2501 Troy Schenectady Rd.
Schenectady, NY 12309

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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