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 Phone #:||518-669-3358|
|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 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|