Honor Mission
Roy B. Short
US Coast Guard, Fireman
Rochester NY - 11/19/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission:

Roy enlisted in the Coast Guard at age 18, in 1972. He was a volunteer Fireman starting in the explorer for the Chili Fire Department, where he took the love of being a Fireman and became a professional Fireman for Eastman Kodak for many years.

This narrative was obtained from the Leo Bean & Sons Funeral Home obituary.

Click here to read the obituary.

Primary Staging Date: 11/19/2021
Primary Staging Time: 11:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Leo Bean & Sons Funeral Home
2771 Chili Avenue
Rochester, NY 14624

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Lead Ride Captain: Bobby Rinck
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 25 May 2021
  • While in any outdoor setting, fully vaccinated PGR members will no longer be required to wear masks but are asked to act responsibly and respect your fellow members decision on this issue. For the protection of others, non-vaccinated members are asked to please wear a mask.
  • For the immediate future, all PGR members will continue to wear masks and social distance while indoors during a mission.
  • Masks will be worn at any other location where organizers, requestors or the Lead Ride Captain has determined that this be done.
  • Going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please respect the LRC’s decision on these matters.
  • Here is the link for the Current NYS rules: Current NYS Guidelines
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Current Guidelines
Special Information: Service for Roy is at the Funeral Home stating at 12:00 noon. It will be a short service with Dignified Transfer approx. 12:15 pm.
The Cemetery is directly behind the Funeral Home, the Hearse will travel the driveway to the site. Family and guest will walk to the Grave site where we once again do the Dignified Transfer. Coast Guard Honor Guard will be present. This will be a short Mission but please dress accordingly for the weather.
Submitted by: Nigel Heaton
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  rb - 11/18


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