Joseph A. Rougia
US Army Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 09/19/2022
Mission applies to the following Region(s):
Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission:
The family of Joseph A. Rougia has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Joseph, 86, of Bechard Lane passed away Sunday September 11, 2022 at his home.
Born in Cohoes, Joe served in the US Army during the Cold War Era. He was employed by the Town of Waterford in the Highway Department for over 40 years. He was a life member and past Captain of the Kavanaugh Hook and Ladder Co and a member of the Saratoga Lodge of Eagles. He enjoyed working around his home and garden and loved his TV.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Joe's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here
Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:
09/19/2022 at 11:30am
St. Augustine's Church
25 115th St.
Troy, NY 12182
Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
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.
Staging will be at the church with a flag line for the arrival of the funeral cortege. Funeral Mass to be conducted at 12:00 Noon, followed by anescort to Saratoga National Cemetery for interment with military honors at 2:00 pm.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?
Second Staging Date and Staging Time:
09/19/2022 at 01:30pm
Second Location - PLEASE NOTE UPDATED STAGING INSTRUCTIONS
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
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?
rs 09/16; MER