Eugene F. Buccella
USAAF/USAAC - WWII Veteran
Lackawanna, NY - 09/03/2020
|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 WWII Veteran Eugene F. Buccella of South Buffalo, who passed away on 31 August 2020 at the age of 96.
Full military information is pending, but we know that Mr. Buccella served in the USAAF/AAC from June 1943 to February 1946, and was attached to the 56th Fighter Squadron, 54th Fighter Group. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Corporal, and earned the Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and WWII Victory Medal.
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|Primary Staging Date:||09/03/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:00|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Holy Cross Cemetery - Holy Trinity Mausoleum
2900 South Park Avenue
Lackawanna, NY 14218
|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.
|Special Information:||Flag Line for arrival of family and friends. Entombment Service with Military Honors at 11:00 AM.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American, US Army or USAF flag, and dress for the weather.
Please be prepared to comply with all current PGRNY and local requirements for social distancing and face covering.
Please consider participating in this Mission in Honor of WWII Veteran Eugene F Buccella, and in support of his proud and loving family.
PLEASE NOTE: While not part of this official Mission, be advised the calling hours for Mr. Buccella are Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 PM at Norman E. Gannon & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home, 1075 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, NY 14218. You are invited to attend on your own.
|Submitted by:||Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1|