Honor Mission
Kevin P Helferich
U.S.  Army - Vietnam Veteran

Multi-City, NY  - 11/16/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited, by the family, to stand in honor of the life and service of Kevin P Helferich at his military honors funeral.

Kevin was a 1969 graduate of Cohoes High School. After high school, Kevin joined the U.S. Army and fought alongside fellow veterans during the Vietnam War for 10 months before his honorable discharge and return home in 1971.
It was then that he started his long career with Morgan Linen, Menands, where he worked as a production manager, before retiring in 2012, after 42 years.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 1644, Riverside and formerly Post 91, Mechanicville, as well as the Mechanicville Stillwater Elks Lodge, the Saratoga Eagles and the Veterans of Lansingburgh.

The above narrative is from Mr. Helferich's obituary which can be viewed at:  https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/timesunion-albany/name/kevin-helferich-obituary?id=31550939
Primary Staging Date: 11/16/2021
Primary Staging Time: 12:00
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location:

Devito Salvadore Funeral Home
39 South Main St.
Mechanicville, NY 12118

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Lead Ride Captain: Dan Nolin
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: (518) 361-6410
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 25 May 2021
  • While in any outdoor setting, fully vaccinated PGR members will no longer be required to wear masks but are asked to act responsibly and respect your fellow members decision on this issue. For the protection of others, non-vaccinated members are asked to please wear a mask.
  • For the immediate future, all PGR members will continue to wear masks and social distance while indoors during a mission.
  • Masks will be worn at any other location where organizers, requestors or the Lead Ride Captain has determined that this be done.
  • 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 respect the LRC’s decision on these matters.
  • Here is the link for the Current NYS rules: Current NYS Guidelines
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Current Guidelines
Special Information: Please arrive quietly calling hours will already be ongoing. We will stand flag line during the final hour and memorial service.  Following the dignified transfer we will then escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for a 1:30 service.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 11/16/2021
Second Staging Time: 01:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd
Schuylerville. NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain: Dan Nolin
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Stage - Special Information: Please stage quietly if another service is in progress.
Submitted by: Dan Nolin
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  dm  11/14

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