Honor Mission
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 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
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 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
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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
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