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Honor Mission

Francis "Frank" C. Busalachi, Veteran
USA USAR - Korean Era
Cheektowaga, New York - 01 Sep 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Army Service of Francis "Frank" Busalachi, who passed away on August 29th. Mr. Busalachi served a combination of Active and Reserve Army from 1951-1954, including 1-1/2 years Active Duty with the 917th Engineer Aviation Topographic Detachment of the Corps of Engineers. He was Honorably Discharged from Active Duty on 21 September 1953 with the rank of PFC, and from Reserve Duty on 5 April 1954. PFC Busalachi earned the National Defense Service Medal.

Primary Staging Time: 8:00 A.M.

Pietszak Funeral Home
2400 William Street (Near Harlem)
Cheektowaga, New York - 14206

Ride Captain:

Joe Joyce
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Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Prayer Service at 8:45 AM.
Followed by Dignified Escort to St. Gabriel's Church, 5271 Clinton Street, Elma, NY 14059.
Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM.
Followed by Escort to St. Adalbert Cemetery, 6200 Broadway Street, Lancaster, NY 14086.
Burial with Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and bring a beverage for hydration.
Please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the Army Service of Francis Busalachi and to support his loving family.

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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Attn: Treasurer
PO Box 637
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590




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