US Army


Honor Mission

Ernest Longo

US Army - WWII Veteran
Law Enforcement officer

Niagara Falls, NY - 12/28/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1

About the Mission:

The family of American Hero Ernest Longo has requested PGR presence to honor his life and service to our country during the calling hours, and funeral service with military honors. Ernest, 93, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on December 21, 2022 at Buffalo General Hospital.

Born in Niagara Falls, NY, Ernest served proudly in the United States Army from 1946 as part of the Japan Occupation Forces, until his honorable discharge in 1950. Ernie was employed as a Sheriff’s Deputy with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department for 38 years, retiring in the early 1990’s. For the past few years, Ernie volunteered at Our Lady of Peace and at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital.

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

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

12/28/2022 at 09:00am

Staging Location:

MJ Colucci Funeral Chapel
2730 Military Rd.
Niagara Falls, NY  14304

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Don Becker - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

Calling Hours are from 10am - 12:00 pm, with a service including military honors at 12:00 pm. Private interment by the family. Please arrive on time with an American or US Army flag and dress for the weather.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Don Becker

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