Rudolph F. Vojnar
USMC - WWII Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 10/05/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of Rudolph F. Vojnar has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Rudolf (Rudy), 93, passed away Tuesday September 29, 2020.
Born in Rotterdam, Rudy joined the United States Marine Corps in 1944 and participated in action against the enemy at Okinawa in 1945. On June 11, 1945, while serving with "F" Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Marines, 6th Marine Division, Rudy was wounded in action, receiving a Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Corporal.
Upon returning home, Rudy joined the International Union of Operating Engineers local 106 and was a member for over 60 years. He was a life member of the 6th Marine Division, the 22nd Marines, DAV Post 23, VFW Post 1895 and the Electric City Marine Corps League. He also was a member of the Rotterdam Elks Lodge #2157. He enjoyed being outdoors, playing horseshoes, bocce ball, hunting and fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Rudy's obituary, available for viewing online on the DeMarco Stone Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
|Primary Staging Date:||10/05/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:45|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home
1605 Helderberg Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12306
|Lead Ride Captain:||Bob Smith|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Staging at the funeral home with a flag line for the final hour of visitation from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. A brief funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 Noon, followed by escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for interment with full military honors.
The Mandatory Rules for COVID-19 protection, as stated above, will be adhered to at all times during this mission.
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||10/05/2020|
|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:||Bob Smith|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Interment with military honors scheduled for 2:30 pm. For those members arriving early, please form a flag line at the main entrance for the arrival of the funeral cortege.|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|