Honor Mission
Philip J. Telesky
US Navy - Vietnam Era Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 06/09/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to stand for Philip J. Telesky, US Navy, Vietnam Era veteran. Philip, 76 of Lansingburgh, peacefully entered into eternal life on Sunday, May 30, 2021.

Born in Cohoes, Philip was educated at St. Joseph’s School in South Troy and graduated from Troy High School. He went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Navy.
Phil was a painter.

Sadly, Philip has no living relatives to stand for him during his final services. The Patriot Guard Riders will become his family that day, rendering honor and respect for his life and service to his country.
Primary Staging Date: 06/09/2021
Primary Staging Time: 10:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: John J. Sandvidge Funeral Home
565 Fourth Ave.
Troy, NY 12182
Lead Ride Captain: Bill Ryan
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Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
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: Staging at the funeral home with a flag line for a one hour visitation from 11:00 am to 12:00 Noon. Escort to Saratoga National Cemetery to follow.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 06/09/2021
Second Staging Time: 12:30
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain: Bill Ryan
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Stage - Special Information: Services are scheduled for 1:00 pm. Members attending the previous 12:30 mission are requested to remain for these services.
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
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