Honor Mission
Clifford J. Fisher, Jr.
US Navy - WWII
Multi-City, NY - 05/07/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Clifford J. Fisher, Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his funeral services. Cliff, 93, passed at home on Monday, May 4, 2020.

Born in Westerlo, NY, Cliff entered the United States Navy on January 20, 1943 when he was just 16 years old. He served aboard the USS Belle Isle (AG-73), a Basilan-class miscellaneous auxiliary ship configured as a repair ship and used in Pacific Ocean operations, and the USS Cacapon (AO-52), a T3 Cimarron-class fleet oiler that provided petroleum products where needed to combat ships in the Pacific. He served honorably, and was discharged on August 2, 1946 at the rank of Seaman 1st Class. For his service, he was awarded the American Theater Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Cliff was a lifelong resident of the Westerlo/Dormansville area, retiring after 40 plus years from Applebee's Agway in Dormansville. He loved his classic 1963 Ford Fairlane and attending car shows in the area. He was a good friend to many and will be dearly missed.
Primary Staging Date: 05/07/2020
Primary Staging Time: 09:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home
4898 New York 81
Greenville, NY 12083
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 10 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 dignified transfer. PGR members will escort the funeral procession to the new section of the Westerlo Rural Cemetery, Route 143, Westerlo, NY.
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
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