Honor Mission
 Joseph N. Palozzi
U.S. Army
Rochester, NY - 04/26/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission:

The PGR has been honored with a request from the family to stand for this WWII Veterans memorial service. Joseph served honorably in the European theater participating in some of the most memorable battles of the time. Joseph was active and driving up until Feb. of this year. He passed just short of his 100th birthday which is the day of his funeral.
Please join me in honoring this WWII Patriot.

Obituary may be read HERE

Primary Staging Date: 04/26/2021
Primary Staging Time: 9:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Paul Harris Funeral Home
570 Kings Highway S.
Rochester, NY 14617


Lead Ride Captain: John P. McMullen
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 585.943.4964
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: There are calling hours Sunday 4/25 from 4-7 pm that are optional and will not be attended by leadership.
We will stand a flag line prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. After an honorable transfer, we will then escort to Riverside Cemetery where full military honors will take place. The weather looks to be favorable so ride or cage and please bring your clean 3x5 flag. If anyone has an Army flag and wants to stand with it please do.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 04/26/2021
Second Staging Time: 11:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location: Riverside Cemetery
2650 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY 14612

Second Lead Ride Captain: John P McMullen
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Stage - Special Information:

The memorial ceremony will be at the mausoleum at the cemetery.

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: John P McMullen
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