Honor Mission
Maynard D. Baker
US Navy Veteran
Firefighter
Multi-City, NY - 04/24/2021
 
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: We have been requested by the family of Maynard D. Baker to participate in his military honors funeral services. Maynard, 91, passed on Monday, April 19, 2021

Born in Sandusky, Ohio, Maynard attended Warrensburg Central School.  On July 30, 1946, at the age of 16, he enlisted in the United States Navy, and served under the command of Admiral Halsey as Fireman First Class aboard the USS Oregon City (CA-122), and then the USS Portsmouth (CL-102), porting in both the Atlantic and Mediterranean areas. Maynard was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and honorably discharged July 23, 1948, three months before he was able to vote.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Maynard's obituary, available for viewing online on the Baker Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 04/24/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:30
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Staging Location: Baker Funeral Home
11 Laffayette st.
Queensbury, NY  12804
Lead Ride Captain: Dan Nolin
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Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 518-361-6410
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
IMPORTANT

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: We will stage our flag line for dignified transfer and then prepare to escort to Warrensburg Cemetery.
   
Submitted by: Dan Nolin
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