Honor Mission
Frank A. Dzielski
U.S. Army Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 04/23/2021
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 Frank A. "Kush" Dzielski of West Seneca, NY who passed away on 20 April 2021.

Mr. Dzielski served 2 years on active duty in the US Army Signal Corps from 1954-1956. His MOS was 723.10-Teletype Operator, and for 18 months he was attached to Delta Company, 32nd Signal Battalion at Cambrai-Fritsch Kaserne, Darmstadt, Germany under V Corps, USAREUR. Mr. Dzielski was honorably discharged from active duty on 29 August 1956 with the rank of Private First Class (E-3), and he earned the Army Good Conduct Medal and Army Occupation Medal (Germany.)

His full obituary can be viewed by clicking here
Primary Staging Date: 04/23/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:15
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Staging Location: Hoy Funeral Home
3855 Seneca Street
West Seneca, NY 14224
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Lead Ride Captain: Bob Woodward
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 6 feet apart from each other at all times.
  • No handshaking or any other physical contact of any kind..
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * If you are not feeling well in any way, please do not attend this Mission.
  • ** ADDITIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Wearing a protective face covering of some kind is required...homemade face-mask, bandanna, etc. (Patriotic face coverings would be particularly appropriate) This will not only provide an extra layer of protection to ourselves and others, but will send the message that the PGR takes this crisis seriously and is performing this Mission responsibly.
Special Information: PGR will provide a flag line for arrival of family. Prayers will be held at 10:15 AM, followed by dignified transfer and escort to St. John Vianney RC Parish, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, NY for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. (Map to church: https://goo.gl/maps/cC2Nh9mS6Kp18aDa6).

Following the Mass and dignified transfer, PGR will provide an escort to Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY for Interment with Military Honors. (Map to cemetery: https://goo.gl/maps/t2BruwqL2aMWC4eK6)

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.

Please consider devoting some time to help honor the US Army service of Frank "Kush" Dzielski, and to support his loving family.
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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