Honor Mission
Peter Rozonewski
US Air Force Veteran
 Albany PD Officer (Ret.)
Multi-City, NY - 04/02/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders will stand in silent honor for the life and service of Peter Rozonewski. Peter, 66, passed on March 4, 2021 in Boynton Beach, Florida.

Peter served his country as an Air Policeman (AFSC 81250 - Law Enforcement Specialist) from 12 July 1972, until his honorable discharge at the rank of Sergeant on 16 April 1975. He was stationed at Plattsburg Air Force Base and for his service, earned the National Defense Service Medal and the Small Arms Expert Medal.

Following his military service, Peter joined the Albany Police Department where he served for 20 years. After his retirement, he worked as a trainer at the Zone 5 Police Academy, Graybar Electric and as a Security Sergeant for The College of Saint Rose.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Peters obituary, available for viewing online by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 04/02/2021
Primary Staging Time: 11:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: New Comer Cremations & Funerals
343 New Karner Rd.
Colonie, NY 12205
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 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 funeral home with a flag line during Visitation hours of 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.  Following dignified transfer, members will escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for interment with military honors.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 04/02/2021
Second Staging Time: 02:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain: Ray Sestak
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Stage - Special Information: Interment with military honors scheduled for 2:30 pm. Members arriving early are requested to form a flag line at the cemetery entrance for the arrival of the funeral cortege.
Submitted by: Ray Sestak - ASC, Eastern Region
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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