Honor Mission
Levelzo Lyles
US Army - Vietnam
Amherst, NY - 05/14/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1
About the Mission: The family of US Army Veteran Levelzo Lyles has requested the PGR to stand an honorable flag line in honor of his service to our country during the Vietnam War. Mr. Levelzo was attached to the 101st Airborne, Screaming Eagles. He served 1966-1969.
Primary Staging Date: 05/14/2020
Primary Staging Time: 11:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Lombardo Funeral Home
885 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Amherst, NY
Lead Ride Captain: Don Becker
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 713-1332
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: PGR will stand a flag line for the arrival of family and friends and during calling hours from 1200-1230 and a short service at 1230. After the service and a dignified transfer transfer to the hearse, PGR will escort our Hero and his family to Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY.

At this time if PGR will not be allowed to enter the cemetery grounds because of Covid 19 regulations, the escort and mission is done. Funeral director is going to confirm if PGR can escort and stand a flag line at graveside. If not, PGR escort will leave the family at the main gate. Please arrive on time with an American or Army flag.
Submitted by: Don Becker
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