US Army


Honor Mission

Lawrence A. Bray

US Army - Cold War Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 10/13/2022

***UPDATED 11 October 2022***
Cemetery located changed. 
Please see updated information below.

Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to participate in honoring the life and service of Lawrence A. Bray of Darien Center, NY who passed away on 7 October 2022.

Mr. Bray served our nation for 2 years on active duty in the US Army Artillery Branch from 1954-1956, with an Army MOS of 630.00-Automotive Mechanic. He had 19 months of foreign service in Germany, assigned to Headquarters Battery, V Corps Artillery, US Army Europe. Mr. Bray was honorably discharged from active duty on 7 December 1956 with the rank of Private First Class (E-2), and he earned the Army Good Conduct Medal and Cold War Service Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

10/13/2022 at 10:00am

Staging Location:

Marley Funeral Home
135 Main Street (Rt. 238)
Attica, NY 14001
Click here for map

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Terry Garigen - 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:

RC Terry Garigen will lead this Mission in honor of his good friend, Lawrence A. Bray.  PGR will provide a respectful flag line for the arrival of the family and during the calling hours from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM.  A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 1:00 PM at the funeral home.  Following the dignified transfer, PGR will  provide an escort to:

UPDATED Cemetery Location

Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery
Corner of Ortner Road & Church Road
Bennington, NY 14040

Map to cemetery

Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.
Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Army service of Lawrence A. Bray, and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
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