US Army


Honor Mission

Richard W. Conaway, Sr.

US Army
Vietnam Veteran
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Lyons, NY - 08/21/2022

***UPDATED 20 August 2022 - 13:30 hrs***
Cemetery address in Primary Staging
location has been updated.  See Update below.


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Richard W. Conaway Sr has requested PGR Members to stand in honor of his service. Richard passed away suddenly July 30, 2022, at the age of 75.

Born in Lyons, NY, Dick served his country in Germany and became a combat veteran in Vietnam, over a quarter flip. He was a member of the Lyons fire department, and Lyons VFW, where he served as commander for several years. He retired from Silgan Containers in Lyons with 30 years of service. His smile and loving demeanor will be greatly missed by many.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Richards obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

08/21/2022 at 11:15am

Staging Location:


South Lyons Cemetery,
976 Sohn Alloway Rd.
Lyons, NY 14489
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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Daniel Ritz - 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: 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:

Please arrive before the family and dress according to the weather. Please have a clean 3x5 flag.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Daniel Ritz

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