Honor Mission
 Bernard T. Ferracane
US Air Force Veteran
Multi-City - 11/16/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: Little is known about the life and service of Mr. Ferracane other than that he faithfully and honorably executed his duty to his country in the US Air Force serving from 1962 to 1966, as there no obituary to fact check. The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested by Mr. Frank Moffie, who is acting as Mr. Ferracane's Attorney and is bringing Frank to his final resting place, as there is no family. We have the honor to been asked to stand for him and to act as his family during his honors funeral.
Primary Staging Date: 11/16/2020
Primary Staging Time: 9:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Frederick J Chapey & Sons Funeral Home
200 East Main St
East Islip, NY11730


Lead Ride Captain: Jim & Terry Martinelli
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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 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: Staging will be at the parking lot of the funeral home. The heroes' cremains is being transported in a private vehicle. KSU will be at 10:00 am for Calverton with an ETA of 10:35 for an 11 am service.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 11/16/2020
Second Staging Time: 10:20
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location:

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd.
Calverton, NY 11933


Second Lead Ride Captain: Gene & Sue Fronhoefer
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Second Stage - Special Information: Please Stage at the front gate for instructions from the RCs. It is becoming more important to follow the CDC safety rules so we can continue our missions.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Pete Jepson SRC region 9
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