Honor Mission
Michael R. Yacono
US Army Veteran
E. Rochester, NY - 07/13/2020
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 Michael R. Yacono who passed away July 7th, 2020 at the age of 84 years old.

Michael proudly served in the United States Army as a clerk with the 3rd Transportation Battalion from 1958 to 1960.  For his service, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Marksman M-1 and Marksman Carbine Badges, and was honorably discharged at the rank of Specialist 4th Class.

Please join me in standing for this hero at his final farewell.
Primary Staging Date: 07/13/2020
Primary Staging Time: 09:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: St. Jerome's Church
207 Garfield Street
East Rochester, NY  14445
Lead Ride Captain: David Lippa
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 585-329-4979
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, 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: We will be staging at 9:15am.  Flagline will form at 9:30 am for the 10:00 am service.  There will be a dignified transfer at the conclusion of the service, followed by escort to Holy Seplulchre Cemetery.  The weather is going to be partly cloudy and 76 degrees.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Dave Lippa
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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