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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.

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Honor Mission

William J. Peterson

US Navy - Veteran

West Seneca, New York - 10-13-18


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the US Naval service of William J. Peterson of West Seneca, who passed away on 9 October 2018. 

Mr. Peterson served four years active duty from 1952-1956, with a rating of Airman (AN). His duty included 2 years at the Naval Air Station, Atsugi, Japan. Mr. Peterson was honorably discharged on 16 July 1956 with the rank of Airman 1st Class (E-3.)


Staging Time:
8:30 a.m.

Hoy Funeral Home
3855 Seneca Street
West Seneca, NY 14224

Ride Captain:

John Ben

Special Instructions:

Assemble at the funeral home in preparation for dignified transfer and escort to St. John Vianney RC Church, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park for Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m., followed by escort to Mt. Olivet Cemetery for entombment with military honors.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Navy flag, dress for the weather and ensure your large flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Thank you for your time and effort in helping to Honor the US Naval Service of William J. Peterson, and to support his loving family.

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:
Don Higgins, SRC, Reg-1


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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


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