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Honor Mission

William F. Sterner, Veteran

USA - Vietnam Era

Sanborn, New York - 21 Apr 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of US Army Veteran William F. Sterner of Sanborn, NY who passed away on April 14th. Mr. Sterner served from 1970-1972, and his MOS was 63B20 - Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. His service included 10 months in Germany with the 88th Heavy Extended Mobility (HEM) Company. Mr. Sterner was Honorably Discharged on 15 January 1972 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4.) For his Service during the Vietnam Era, SP4 Sterner was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. Mr. Sterner was also a member of the Patriot Guard Riders of NY, Region-1, and the Greater Niagara American Legion Riders Post 1451. He also proudly rode in a 9/11 Memorial Ride to the three crash sites, and participated in the Build Brigade Building Homes for Veterans.


Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.
Rhoney Funeral Home
5893 Hoover Road
Sanborn, New York - 14132
Ride Captain:
John Ben
Special Instructions:
Depart Funeral Home at 9:45 AM.
Escort to:
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
1073 Saunders Settlement Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14305.
Funeral Service at 10:30 AM.
Followed by Escort to:
Riverdale Cemetery
5605 Old Lewiston Road
Lewiston, NY 14092.
Burial with Military Honors.
Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the US Army Service of William Sterner, and to support his loving and grieving family.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.
Please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached for the 10-mile escort.

Don Higgins
Senior Ride Captain
PGRNY Region-1
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

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Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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