Edward G. Hilsdorf, Sr.
US Air Force (Ret)
Dansville NY, - 02/09/2021
|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 Edward G. Hilsdorf, Sr., formerly of Dansville, who passed away on 6 February 2021.
Full military service information is pending, but we know that Mr. Hilsdorf, Sr. is a Vietnam Veteran, and was honorably retired on 31 August 1972 (20 years active duty) with the rank of Technical Sergeant (E-6.) His first 3-1/2 years (1952-1956) were served as an Aircraft Propeller Mechanic with the 772nd Troop Carrier Squadron at Ardmore Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
For his service, he earned the following awards: Bronze Star Medal; Air Force Good Conduct Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; Air Force Longevity Service Award w/4 Oak Leaf Clusters; Vietnam Service Medal; and Vietnam Campaign Medal.
His full obituary can be viewed by following this link:
|Primary Staging Date:||02/09/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||2:00|
|AM or PM:||pm|
|Staging Location:||Saint Mary's Catholic Church
40 Elizabeth Street
Dansville, NY 14437
|Lead Ride Captain:||Don Higgins|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
PGR will provide a flag line for the dignified transfer of Mr. Hilsdorf and for the arrival of family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 3:00 PM, followed by dignified transfer and 3-mile escort to Holy Cross Cemetery, 10127 Stones Falls Rd (CR-27), Dansville, NY for burial with Military Honors. Map to Cemetery: https://goo.gl/maps/
(Note: The oldest son of Mr. Hilsdorf, Sr. - Edward, Jr. - is a proud US Marine Corps Veteran)
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||No|
|Submitted by:||Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1|