US Air Force


Honor Mission

Richard Kirisits

US Air Force
Vietnam Era Veteran

Irving, NY - 10/17/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Richard Kirisits has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in his funeral services.  Richard, 85, Of Angola, NY, died Monday October 10, 2022, in the Elderwood at Hamburg Skilled Nursing Facility.

Mr. Kirisits was a Vietnam Era veteran, honorably discharged August 13th, 1965 with the rank of Airman Second Class.

Mr. Kirisits' obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

10/17/2022 at 09:00am

Staging Location:

Mt. Carmel Cemetery
1180 Brant Farnham Rd
Irving, NY 14081
Click here for map

(Google lists the location as a different name.)

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Don Becker - 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 members will form a flag line for the arrival of the funeral director with Mr. Kirisits' remains. The funeral director is expected at 9:15 am.  PGR members will stand a respectful flag line for family and mourners meeting at the cemetery between 9:30am and 10:00am.  Services with graveside military honors will begin at 10:00am.  Please bring a clean US or Air Force Flag and dress for the weather. At present the forecast calls for light rain and temperatures in the mid-40s.

Thank you for taking time to honor the Air Force service of Mr. Kirisits and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

bruce forsyth

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rs 10/13; MER


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