Honor Mission
Leonard J. Peri
U.S. Army - Vietnam Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 01/07/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of Leonard J. "Lenny" Peri of Rush, NY who passed away on 27 December 2020.

Mr. Peri served 2 years on active duty in the US Army from 1968-1970, with an MOS of 11D40-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist. He served 12 months in South Vietnam, and was attached to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. Mr. Peri was honorably discharged on 19 March 1970 with the rank of Sergeant (E-5), and he earned the following awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, RVN Campaign Medal, 2 Overseas Bars, and M-14 Rifle Expert Badge. Mr. Peri was a member of the Geneseo, NY VFW Post 5005.

Click here to read his full obituary
Primary Staging Date: 01/07/2021
Primary Staging Time: 10:00
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Staging Location: Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home
21 Big Tree Street (Rt. 15/20A)
Livonia, NY 14487
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Lead Ride Captain: Don Higgins
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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, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing or any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • 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 facemask, 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: PGR will provide a flag line for arrival of family and friends.  Funeral Service is scheduled for 11:00 AM, followed by dignified transfer and escort to Pine Hill Cemetery, Rush-Scottsville Road (Route 251) in Rush, NY for burial with military honors.  Click here for map to cemetery

(NOTE: If you're unable to attend the Livonia portion of this Mission, please consider assembling at the cemetery at approx. 12:00 PM and form a flag line for arrival of the procession.)

Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached for the escort (approx. 15 miles.)

Thank you for your efforts to help honor the US Army Vietnam War service of Leonard "Lenny" Peri, and to support his loving family.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
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