Honor Mission
Samuel R Packard
US Navy - US Army Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 07/22/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission:

The Patriot Guard Riders has been invited by the the family to stand in honor of the life and service of Samuel R Packard. Sam passed away on July 14th 2020.

Sam graduated from Hudson Falls high School.  After graduation, he joined the US Navy and served for two years.  He then transferred to the Army where he became a drill sergeant. After coming home from service, Samuel work for Sandy Hill Corporation where he retired.  He later worked at advance Auto. Sam enjoyed camping and bingo and he was a bingo caller for almost 30 years at the American Legion Post 574 in Hudson Falls,

A portion of the above narrative was from Mr. Packard's obituary, available for viewing online on the Post Star or Carlton Funeral Home websites.

Primary Staging Date: 07/22/2020
Primary Staging Time: 09:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Carlton Funeral Home
68 Main Street
Hudson Falls, NY 12839

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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:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 6 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: PGR will stand flag line at funeral home for dignified transfer into Dan's bike, then escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for a 10:30 funeral service.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 07/22/2020
Second Staging Time: 10:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location: Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain: Dan Nolin
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Second Stage - Special Information: Anyone arriving at the cemetery early I would ask that you stand sentry at the entrance to the cemetery.
Submitted by: Dan Nolin
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