US Army

 

Honor Mission

Ernest F. Amodeo

US Army
Korean War Era Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 09/23/2022

 

Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 4, Region 5


About the Mission:

The The family of Ernest F. Amodeo has invited Patriot Guard Riders to participate in his military honors funeral services.  Ernest, 92, passed on September 14 -- three weeks before his 93rd birthday -- peacefully at his home.

“Ernie” was born in Mechanicville, NY. and was a 1946 graduate of Mechanicville High School, where he played both basketball and football.  He served in the Korean Conflict (1950-52) as an Army PFC stationed with the 2nd Armored Division in Baumholder, Germany, before being honorably discharged.

Ernie worked for 25 years in quality control for the West Virginia Pulp & Paper Company (Westvaco) in Mechanicville, where he was responsible for overseeing quality in the fine papers division. He also worked part-time in sporting goods at The Boston Store in Latham, NY When Westvaco moved its local operations plant to Kentucky, Ernie began a new career with Interstate Supply in Albany, NY.  Beginning in 1979, he launched “Homes By Amodeo” new construction and property management, becoming one of three builders who constructed homes in The Luther Forest in Malta throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Ernie was blessed with a wonderful crew of talented tradesmen and a fine realtor in the late Claire Canavan. 

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Ernie's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here


Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/23/2022 at 11:30am


Staging Location:

Salvadore DeVito Funeral Home
39 South Main St.
Mechanicville, NY 12118


Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Dan Nolin - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

518-361-6410


Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, 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 ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.


Special Information:

We will stage with a flag line for the dignified transfer and then provide an escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for a 12:30 p.m. service.


Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?

yes


Second Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/23/2022 at 12:00pm


Second Location - PLEASE NOTE UPDATED STAGING INSTRUCTIONS

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd.
Schuylerville, NY 12871


Second Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Bruce Barger - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Second Stage - Special Information:

Note that there is a new staging protocol for Saratoga National Cemetery.  PGR members will stage by parking ONLY on the right side of the roadway near Section 21.  If that area is full, the overflow parking area will be on the right side of the roadway near Interment Shelter 1.  Please park as closely together as possible.  As always, you are asked to stage quietly and respectfully.  Interment services for this mission will be conducted in Interment Shelter 1.    Please click here to view a map of the designated area

Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?

no



Submitted by:

Dan Nolin

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