Honor Mission
Gary H. Lewis
US Army - Vietnam Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 04/03/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Gary H. Lewis has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Gary, 73, passed on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

Born in Hoosick Falls, NY, Gary served in the US Army between October of 1966 and August of 1968. He was trained as a Heavy Truck Driver (MOS 64 B20), and completed a tour of duty at Tahn Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Specialist 4th Class (SP4), and for his service was awarded the US Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Expert Ribbon - Rifle (M-14 and M16), and one Overseas Service Bar.

Full obituary is available for viewing by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 04/03/2021
Primary Staging Time: 10:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Pittstown Methodist Church
57 Old Rte 7
Valley Falls, NY 12185
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Lead Ride Captain: Bob Smith
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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 or any other physical contact of any kind..
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * 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 face-mask, 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: Staging at the church with a flag line for the arrival of the funeral cortege. Church services scheduled for 10:30 am, and are restricted to immediate family only. Following services, members will escort to Norton Cemetery, Lewis Rd, Johnsonville, NY 12094 for interment with military honors.
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Submitted by: Ray Sestak - ASC, Eastern Region
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