US Navy


Honor Mission

Thomas Paul Lewry

US Navy
Vietnam Era Veteran

Schuylerville, NY - 03/10/2023


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 4, Region 5

About the Mission:

Patriot Guard Riders has been requested by the family of Thomas Paul Lewry to participate in his military honors funeral services.  Thomas, 71, of Hudson Falls, passed away on March 1, 2023, at Mass General Hospital in Boston MA.

Born in Glens Falls, NY, Thomas was a graduate of Glens Falls High School, class of 1969.  Following high school, he entered into active duty in the US Navy on 2 December 1971.  He was assigned as a Commisaryman (Specialty Code CS-9780) aboard the USS Fulton (AS-11), a submarine tender. He completed his active duty on 30 November 1973, and his inactive reserve service on 30 November 1976.  Thomas was honorably discharged at the rank of Seaman (E-3) and for his service, was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.

Thomas held various employments throughout his life.  He worked for Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville, Web Graphics in Queensbury, and at one time owned and operated Chubby’s Subs and Salads in Queensbury. For many years he gave back to his community by volunteering as a firefighter with North Granville Hose Company.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Thomas' obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

03/10/2023 at 02:15pm

Staging Location:

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Shirley Gawlak - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

Interment with military honors scheduled for 2:30 pm.  Please stage quietly and in accordance with current staging procedures.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Dan Nolin

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