Honor Mission
Joseph P. Renehan
US Army - Vietnam Veteran

Troy, NY - 01/04/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Joseph P. Renehan has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Joseph, 72, passed on Monday, December 28, 2020.

Born in Troy, Joseph was raised in Lansingburgh and was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School. He entered the United States Army on 30 January 1968, and after completing Combat Training, was assigned as a Cook (MOS 94B20) with Company C, 168th Engineer Battalion in Vietnam, spending almost 15 months in country. He was honorably discharged on 5 September 1969 at the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4), and for his service was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Sharpshooter Badge (Rifle).

Joe graduated from Hudson Valley Community College and was employed at Owens Corning in Delmar for several years, retiring 11 years ago. He was a member and Post Commander of the American Legion Post #1489 in Wynantskill.
Primary Staging Date: 01/04/2021
Primary Staging Time: 10:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Bryce Funeral Home
276 Pawling Ave.
Troy, NY 12180
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, 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: Staging at the funeral home with a flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Visitation hours are from 11:am - 12:45 pm, followed by escort and 1:00 pm graveside service at St. Mary's Cemetery, 79 Brunswick Rd., Troy.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
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