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Honor Mission

Michael S. Gluc, Veteran
US Army - WWII
West Seneca, New York - 21 Oct 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of another WWII Hero. Michael S. Gluc passed away on October 18th. He served Active Duty in the U.S. Army for 3 years from 1942-1945, with an MOS of 409-Medical Technician. Mr. Gluc served 2 years in the Pacific Theater with the Medical Detachment of the 32nd Infantry. His duties included assisting medical officers in administering treatment, first aid, blood transfusions, and medicine dispensary to sick and wounded soldiers. Mr. Gluc was involved in the Eastern Mandates, Southern Philippines and Ryukyus Campaigns, and was wounded in action on Leyte Island on 19 December 1944. Mr. Gluc was Honorably Discharged on 13 December 1945 with the rank of Technician 4th Grade. For his Heroic Service to our Nation, T4 Gluc was awarded: Bronze Star Medal; Purple Heart Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; American Campaign Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/3 Campaign Stars and Bronze Arrowhead; Philippine Liberation Medal w/2 Bronze Stars; WWII Victory Medal. Mr. Gluc was also a proud participant in a Buffalo Niagara Honor Flight Mission.

Primary Staging Time: 10:30 A.M.

Hoy Funeral Home
3855 Seneca Street
West Seneca, New York - 14224

Ride Captain:

Don Higgins
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Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family.
Prayer Service at the FH at 11:30 A.M.
Dignified Escort to St, John XXIII RC Church, Corner Harlem Road & Arcade Street, West Seneca, NY 14224.
Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 P.M., including Military Honors. Mission ends at the Church, no Cemetery.
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 exemplary WWII Service of Michael S. Gluc and to support his proud and 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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