US Army


Honor Mission

Peter Amenta, Jr.

US Army
Vietnam Era Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 11/15/2023


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Vietnam War Era veteran Peter Amenta, Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in honoring his life and service. Mr. Amenta, Jr. of North Tonawanda, NY passed away on 9 November 2023 at the age of 72.

Mr. Amenta, Jr. served our nation for 1 year, 7 months on active duty in the US Army from 1970-1972, with an Army MOS of 63C20-Track Vehicle Mechanic. He had 10 months of foreign duty in Germany, assigned to Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 32nd Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Division. Mr. Amenta was honorably discharged from active duty on 4 January 1972 with the rank of Specialist Four (E-4), and he earned the Army Good Conduct Medal and National Defense Service Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

11/15/2023 at 10:00am

Staging Location:

Fretthold Funeral Home
1241 Oliver Street at Ward Road
North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

George Brown
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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 assemble with a respectful flag line in preparation for the dignified transfer of Mr. Amenta, Jr., followed by the escort to White Chapel Memorial Park, 3210 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY 14228 for interment with Military Honors.

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 Peter Amenta, Jr., 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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