US Army

 

Honor Mission

Leonard M. Gessin, Sr.

US Army
Cold War Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 09/28/2022

 

Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2


About the Mission:

The family of Mr. Leonard M. Gessin, Sr. has asked PGR to participate in honoring their father's service to America at his funeral services.

Mr. Gessin served in the US Army, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment for two years, 1952-1954. During that time, he attained the rank of Private First Class (PFC, E-3) with an MOS of 1814 - Counterfire operations sergeant. Mr. Gessin spent ten months in Germany as part of the US Cold War efforts.

Mr. Gessin earned: Army Occupation Medal Germany Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Cold War Service Medal, and Honorable Discharge Commemorative Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here


Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/28/2022 at 09:00am


Staging Location:

Honeoye United Church of Christ
8758 Main St.
Honeoye, NY 14471
Click here for map


Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

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

585-348-7664


Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, 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:

At 9:30 a.m.,  PGR Members will form a flag line for the arrival of the family at the church.  At 10:00 a.m.,  the funeral services begin.  At 10:45 a.m., ThefFuneral services are expected to end and PGR members will perform a dignified transfer to the hearse for the escort.  An 11:30 a.m. arrival is expected at White Haven Memorial Park for services and military honors.  Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.

Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Army service of Leonard M. Gessin, Sr. and to support his loving family.


Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?

yes


Second Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/28/2022 at 11:00am


Second Location:

White Haven Memorial Park
210 Marsh Rd.
Pittsford, NY 14534

Gravesite: Sec. G, Lot 1006 Grave 3


Second Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Bruce Forsyth

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 585-348-7664


Second Stage - Special Information:

PGR Members,  please establish a flag line at the gravesite for the arrival of the cortege expected at approximately 11:30 a.m.  The gravesite location is: Sec. G, Lot 1006 Grave 3. 
Services planned for the gravesite are military honors and a committal prayer.  Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.

Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Army service of Leonard M. Gessin, Sr. and to support his loving family.


Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?

no



Submitted by:

bruce forsyth

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