Honor Mission
Donald R. Lawrence
U.S. Air Force
Multi-City, NY - 04/30/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to participate in the military honors funeral for Donald R. Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence passed away on November 26, 2020.

Don enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1966 and served until 1969 with a tour in Vietnam from 1968-1969.

His favorite pastimes included watching the Dodgers and Titans play, doing word search puzzles, and keeping an eye on the neighborhood.  His proudest moments were watching all his grandchildren grow.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Don's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking HERE

Primary Staging Date: 04/30/2021
Primary Staging Time: 1:00
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location:

Northville Funeral Service
401 Bridge st.
Northville, NY 12134


Lead Ride Captain: Bruce Barger
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Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 6 feet apart from each other at all times.
  • No handshaking or any other physical contact of any kind..
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this URL to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * If you are not feeling well in any way, please do not attend this Mission.
  • ** ADDITIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Wearing a protective face covering of some kind is required...homemade face-mask, bandanna, etc. (Patriotic face coverings would be particularly appropriate) This will not only provide an extra layer of protection to ourselves and others but will send the message that the PGR takes this crisis seriously and is performing this Mission responsibly.
Special Information: We will stage our flag line for dignified transfer then prepare to escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for a 2:30 PM service.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 04/30/2021
Second Staging Time: 2:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location:

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd.
Schuylerville, NY 12871


Second Lead Ride Captain: Mike Hogan
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Second Stage - Special Information:

Anyone arriving at the cemetery please stand century at the main gate for the arrival of the funeral procession.

Please do what you can to honor this American hero and to support his loving and grieving family and friends.

Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Dan Nolin
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