Honor Mission
Raymond L. "Bud" Munroe
US Navy - WWII Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 06/17/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Raymond "Bud" Munroe has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his funeral services.

There is not much detail available about Bud's military service at this time, but he served in the United States Navy between November 1, 1945 and November 1, 1948. He was trained as an Aviation Electronics Technician's Mate and achieved the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class (E-5). This posting will be updated as more information becomes available.

Bud was an avid motorcyclist.  In 2013, the Altamont Enterprise published an article about his travels.  You can view the article by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 06/17/2020
Primary Staging Time: 01:30
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location: New Comer Funeral & Cremations
343 New Karner Road
Colonie, NY 12205
Lead Ride Captain: Ed Czuchrey
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
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 flag line at the direction of the Ride Captain. PGR will join the American Legion Riders in escorting Ray to his final place of rest at Fairview Cemetery, Route 146, Altamont, NY.  Click here for map location. KSU approximately 2:00 PM.
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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