Honor Mission
Albert Ioanna
U.S. Army
Multi-City - 05/20/2020
Update 05/20 @ 08:25 - Added service medal information.
Mission applies to the following Regio - n(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission:

The family of SP5 Albert Ioanna has asked the Patriot Guard Riders to stand for and escort Albert to rest with the heroes at Calverton National Cemetery. Details about Mr. Ioanna's service record and awards issued aren't available currently, if or when these facts become available they will be posted in an update.

Update: SP5 Ioanna received the Army National Defense Service medal.


See obituary below


Primary Staging Date: 05/20/2020
Primary Staging Time: 11:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Saint James Funeral Home
829 Middle Country Rd, Saint James, NY 11780

map to funeral home

Lead Ride Captain: John Fenech
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 631.793.0096
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: We will be passing the family home in Saint James as well as a drive-thru final blessing at Saint Philip and Saint James Church, Saint James then onto Calverton National Cemetery. Please bring your own flags. Thank you.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 05/20/2020
Second Staging Time: 2:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Calverton National Cemetery Front Entrance
Second Lead Ride Captain: Sue and Gene Frohnhoefer
Second LRC Email and Phone #:  
Second Stage - Special Information:  
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: John Fenech
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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