Vincent F. Gembolys
US Marine Corps - Vietnam Veteran
West Seneca, NY - 01/30/2021
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 1, Region 2|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of Vincent F. Gembolys of Buffalo, who passed away on 24 January 2021.
Mr. Gembolys served on active duty in the US Marine Corps from 1969-1970, including 12 months in combat operations in South Vietnam. His MOS was 0331-Machine Gunner, and he was attached to Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Mr. Gembolys was honorably discharged on 5 August 1970 with the rank of Lance Corporal (E-3). He earned the following awards: National Defense Service Medal; Combat Action Ribbon; Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Bronze Campaign Star; Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm & Frame; and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
|Primary Staging Date:||01/30/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||7:30|
|AM or PM:||pm|
|Staging Location:||Buszka Funeral Home
2085 Union Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
|Lead Ride Captain:||George Brown|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
(NOTE: Calling Hours are scheduled from 4:00-8:00 PM. As per current PGRNY protocol, a flag line will not be provided during calling hours.)
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||No|
|Fourth Stage - Special Information:|
|Submitted by:||Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1|