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Honor Mission

Edward F. Sarafin, Sr., Veteran
Williamsville, New York - 25 Aug 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of another WWII Hero. Edward F. Sarafin, Sr. passed away on August 21st. He served in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1944-1945, including 5-1/2 months in the European Theater as a Rifleman with Company E, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. Mr. Sarafin saw action during the Ardennes Campaign, and was wounded in action on 9 January 1945, resulting in being 100% Disabled for the rest of his life. Mr. Sarafin was Honorably Discharged on 12 September 1945 with the rank of Private, and was awarded a Purple Heart Medal; American Campaign Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal; WWII Victory Medal.

Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.

Amigone Funeral Home
5200 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, New York - 14221

Ride Captain:

Joe Joyce
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Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Prayer Service at the FH at 9:45 A.M.
Dignified Escort to St. Gregory the Great RC Church, 200 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville, NY.
Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M.
Followed by Escort to Forest Lawn Cemetery for Burial with Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or U.S. Army flag, dress for the weather, and bring a beverage for hydration.
Please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Mr. Sarafin made a life-changing sacrifice in Service to our Nation. Please do whatever you're able to assure he receives proper Honors, and that his loving family is supported by us.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1
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PO Box 637
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590




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