US Air Force


Honor Mission

Michael J. Pollutro, Sr.

US Air Force
Vietnam Era Veteran

West Seneca, NY - 02/07/2023


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Michael J. Pollutro of West Seneca, NY has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in honoring his life and service.. Mr. Pollutro passed away on 3 February 2023.

Mr. Pollutro, Sr. served our nation for 4 years on active duty in the US Air Force from 1966-1969, with an Air Force Specialty of 62230-Apprentice Cook. His service included 15 month of foreign duty in Libya, assigned to the 7272 Support Group, Third US Air Force, US Air Force Europe-Africa. Mr. Pollutro, Sr. was honorably discharged from active duty on 11 November 1969 with the rank of Airman 1st Class (A1C, E-3), and he earned the National Defense Service Medal and Cold War Service Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

02/07/2023 at 08:30am

Staging Location:

Sieck, Mast & Leslie Funeral Home
250 Orchard Park Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
Click here for map

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Bob Woodward - 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:

PGR will provide a respectful flag line for arrival of the family. A prayer service is scheduled for 9:15 AM, followed by the dignified transfer and escort to Christ Gospel Church, 22 Hazel Court (off Rt. 20), West Seneca, NY 14224 for the funeral service at 10:00 AM.  Click here for map to church  Following the funeral service and dignified transfer, PGR will escort to Mount Hope Cemetery, 124 Greymont Avenue (off Union Road), West Seneca, NY 14224 for interment with Military Honors. Click here for map to cemetery

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or USAF flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.  Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the USAF service of Michael J. Pollutro, Sr. 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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