Honor Mission
Rodger M. Burkhart
US Navy Vietnam Veteran

Rochester, NY - 02/06/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The family has requested our presence at the burial ceremony of their loved one. Petty Officer 2nd Class Roger M. Burkhart proudly served during Vietnam '62 -'66 in the US Navy. Rodger was a former chaplain at The American Legion Post 468. He belonged to many volunteer organizations and was a proud patriot. Roger also went to DC with Honor Flight and the family has requested that any donations be sent to Honor Flight as well as the Veterans Outreach Center.
Please join me at the cemetery as we honor this patriot..

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Primary Staging Date: 02/06/2021
Primary Staging Time: 11:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612
Site # North 25

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Lead Ride Captain: John P McMullen
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 585-943-4964
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 or any other physical contact of any kind..
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * 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 face-mask, 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: This is a burial only, no church or funeral home participation. Navy Honor Guard and Legion Honor Guard will be in attendance.
If you have a Navy flag and wish to hold during service please bring along.
Submitted by: John P McMullen
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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