Honor Mission
Frank N. Hendrick, Jr.
NYARNG - Retired
Albany PD and Firefighter
Multi-City, NY - 12/24/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Frank N. Hendrick, Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Frank, 88, passed on December 20, 2020.

Frank proudly served 33 years as a member of the New York State Army National Guard, assigned to the 210th Armor and 27th Infantry Divisions, retiring at the rank of Master Sergeant. He also served 13 years as a Telecommunication Specialist for the Albany Police and Fire Communications Division until his retirement in 1997.

Frank was a master craftsman who learned building, electrical and plumbing at the hand of his father. In his younger days, Frank was scouted by the Brooklyn Dodgers when he was pitching for the Albany Senators. He was a member of the Albany Permanent Professional Firefighters Association, Albany Police Retirees, Council 82, AFSCME, WF Bruen Hose Company, Clinton Heights Fire Dept., American Legion, GRUMP Club, and a life member of the Polish American Citizens Club.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Frank's obituary, available for viewing online on the McVeigh Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 12/24/2020
Primary Staging Time: 09:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Historic Church of St. Mary on Capitol Hill
10 Lodge Street
Albany, NY 12207
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Lead Ride Captain: Ray Sestak
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 518-669-3358
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 church with a flag line for the arrival of the funeral cortege. Mass of Christian Burial scheduled for 09:30 am, followed by escort and interment at St Agnes Cemetery, 48 Cemetery Ave., Menands, NY.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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