To get to main body of this website you need to keep scrolling down till you reach the section with a white colored background.

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

Gerald C. Lavelle

U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserve - Veteran

Hamburg, New York - 07-20-18


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Air Force and active Air Force Reserve Service of Gerald C. Lavelle, who passed away suddenly on 9 July 2018 in California.

Mr. Lavelle served over 3 years active duty, and 4 years active Reserve. He served in Southern Iraq in 2005-2006, and was deployed to New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina relief.  Additional military service information is pending.


Staging Time:
8:00 a.m.

John J. Kaczor Funeral Home (Hamburg Chapel)
5453 Southwestern Blvd. (Corner of Rogers Road)
Hamburg, NY 14075


Ride Captain:

Bob Woodward

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family.
Visitation from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.
Funeral Service at the FH at 12:00 PM.
Followed by Dignified Escort to Hillcrest Cemetery for Interment with Military Honors.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Air Force flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Please contribute whatever time you're able to help Honor the Air Force Service of Gerald C. Lavelle, and to support his loving and grieving family.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Don Higgins
Position: SRC, R-1

 (click on flyer to download)

HOTH Assistance Flyer Rev C


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


Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.

Thank You!

 amazonSmiles New