Honor Mission
George W. Schwallie, Sr.
US Navy - WWII Veteran
Rochester NY - 03/27/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked by the family to stand in honor of the life and service of WWII veteran George William Schwallie, Sr.  George served from 3/16/44 to 2/18/46. He was originally supposed to have been on a ship, headed overseas for combat, but was pulled out at the last minute and was assigned to work on Project One, which involved security clearances and was one of the projects that helped develop advanced guidance systems for torpedo's.  George was honorably discharged at the rank of Seaman First Class.

Georges full obituary may be viewed by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 03/26/2021
Primary Staging Time: 03:30
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location: Miller Funeral and Cremation Services
3325 Winton Road So.
Rochester, NY 14623
Lead Ride Captain: Dave Nichols
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
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: Staging at the funeral home with a flag line for visitation hours of 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date:  03/27/2021
Second Staging Time:  10:30
Second Stage - AM or PM:  am
Second Location: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Ave.
Rochester NY 14612
The section of the cemetery is called Holy Family
Second Lead Ride Captain:  Brian Chase
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Second Stage - Special Information: Staging will be at graveside at 10:30 AM. The site is in the area called Holy Family and is across the way from the newer mausoleum. The family will arrive sometime after 11 following a service that starts at 10 AM. Please have a clean flag.
Submitted by: Brian Chase
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