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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. 

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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

John P. Ruhl, Retired, Veteran
USA, ARNG, Fire
Monroe, New York - 23 Feb & 24 Feb 2018


ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of John P. Ruhl has requested the Patriot Guard to participate in his funeral services. John served in the US Army and the Army National Guard until he retired in 1988 as a Master Sergeant (E8).
John was a Boy Scout with Troop 222 of the Bronx and enlisted in the NY State Guard, 8th Infantry Regiment, in 1946. John was a Full Time Army Guard Technician (was on the Reserve List until he retired at age 60) and served 27 years in the Army National Guard in the 258th, 42nd, 102nd and the 4th RKT/HOW Battalions; retiring as a Master Sergeant. He was also a Member of the American Legion Post #488 of Monroe for over 28 years; Middletown Elks #1097 for 41 years and Life Member of the Orange County Volunteer Firefighters Association.
He was a firefighter with Monroe Lakeside Fire & Rescue Co. for 25 years (served as Asst. Chief for several years) and was awarded Fireman of the Year for 1983 & 1996.
 
A portion of this narrative was obtained from the Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home obituary.
View the full obituary at the following link:
https://tinyurl.com/yczrxmmz


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 23 Feb 2018
Primary Staging Time: 4:30 P.M.

Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home
117 Maple Avenue East
Monroe, New York - 10950
https://tinyurl.com/yb7zpusx


Ride Captain:

Bob Boisvert
raboisvert47@gmail.com
845-242-5088


Special Instructions:

We will stand a flag line for arrival of family and friends during the Friday calling hours of 5 to 8 PM.
Please be aware of the changing weather conditions and dress accordingly.


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 24 Feb, 2018
Staging #2 Time: 9:15 A.M.

Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home
117 Maple Avenue East
Monroe, New York - 10950
https://tinyurl.com/yb7zpusx


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

Stage at the funeral home to provide an escort along with the Fire Department to the church for Mass at 10:00 AM. Following Mass, escort to the fire house for Last Call.
Please be aware of the changing weather conditions and dress accordingly.
Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the Military and Fire Service of Mr. Ruhl and to support his loving family.
Interment will be later this Spring at the Orange County Veterans Cemetery.


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:
Bob Boisvert
raboisvert47@gmail.com

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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

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal

 

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