Honor Mission
Larry G. Masocco, Vietnam War Veteran
U.S. Army

Hamburg, NY - 04/27/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to safely stand in Honor of the life and service of Larry G. Masocco of Lake View, who passed away on 22 April 2020.

Mr. Masocco served 2 years active duty from 1968-1970 in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. With a MOS of 12B20-Combat Engineer, he served 12 months in Vietnam and was attached to Bravo Co., Special Troops Battalion, U.S. Army Transportation Corps.
Mr. Masocco was Honorably Discharged on 19 June 1970 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4), he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, 2 Overseas Bars, and Rifle Sharpshooter Badge.
Obituary: https://lakesidefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/3068/Larry-Masocco/obituary.html#tribute-start
Primary Staging Date: 04/27/2020
Primary Staging Time: 1:30
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location: Lakeside Cemetery
Field of Valor
4810 Camp Road
Hamburg, NY. 14075
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 10 feet apart from each other at all times.
  • No handshaking, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing, or any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this URL to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • 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 facemask, 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: Flag Line for arrival of the contingent from Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home.
Graveside Burial is scheduled for 2:15 PM.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or U.S. Army flag, and dress for the weather.
It is IMPERATIVE that the PGR comply with all social distancing and face-covering requirements. Please cooperate.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
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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