US Army


Honor Mission

Eugene DeFedericis

US Army - WWII Veteran

Alden, NY - 11/26/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of WWll Veteran Eugene DeFedericis has requested Patriot Guard Riders to stand in honor of his service to our country.  Eugene, a long time resident of Darien, NY passed away November 18, 2022 at the NYS Veteran's Home in Batavia.

Born in Cheektowaga, NY, Eugene was a proud WWII Corporal T/5 Army Veteran, serving in Europe from 1944-46. He was the oldest member and past president of the American Legion Post 1377 in Alden, NY. He retired from NYSE&G in 1984.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Eugene's obituary which is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

11/26/2022 at 02:30pm

Staging Location:

Charles Meyer Funeral Home
13228 Broadway
Alden, NY  14004

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Richard "Dixie" Hancock - 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:

PGR will stand an honorable flagline as family and friends arrive. Calling Hours are from 3:00 - 4:45 pm with military honors conducted at 4:45 pm.  No cemetery or escort.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Don Becker

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