Honor Mission
Michael E. Mancini, Sr.
U.S. Army - Korean War Era
Elma, NY - 09/12/2020
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 Michael E. Mancini, Sr. of Depew, NY, who passed away on 16 May 2020.

Mr. Mancini served 2 years on active duty with the US Army from 1953-1955, including 18 months of foreign service in Germany. His MOS was 1641-Wire Chief, Field and he was attached to Battery B, 597th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 36th Field Artillery Group in Hanau, Germany. Mr. Mancini was Honorably Discharged from active duty on 12 April 1955 with the rank of Corporal, and he earned the following awards: Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; and Army of Occupation Medal-Germany.

Obituary: https://lombardofuneralhome.com/tribute/details/15238/Michael-Mancini/obituary.html#tribute-start
Primary Staging Date: 09/12/2020
Primary Staging Time: 8:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Saint Gabriel's RC Church
5271 Clinton Street
Elma, NY 14059
Lead Ride Captain: Bob "Trip" Marien
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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: Flag Line for the arrival of family & friends.
Memorial Service with Military Honors at 9:00 AM.
Followed (tentative) by a tribute escort to the cemetery.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or U.S. Army flag, and dress for the weather.
Please be prepared to comply with all PGRNY and local protocol and requirements for social distancing and face covering.
Thank you for your efforts to help Honor the U.S. Army service of Michael E. Mancini, and to support his proud and loving family.

The Mandatory Rules for COVID-19 protection as stated above will be adhered to at all times during this mission.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
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