Honor Mission
George J. Comerford
U.S. Army - Korean War Era
Lindenhurst - 06/11/2021
 
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand for the life and service of George J. Comerford.

Mr. Comerford faithfully executed his duties as Light Weapons Infantryman (1745) in the US Army during the Korean War. He enlisted on 23 March 1953 and was honorably discharged into the Army Reserve as Cpl(T) on 22 March 1955.

He was assigned to the 3d US Infantry Regiment, traditionally known as "The Old Guard." His duties included Honor Guard for funerals at Arlington National Cemetery.
For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

Primary Staging Date: 06/11/2021
Primary Staging Time: 10:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Lindenhurst Funeral Home
424 S. Wellwood Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY 11757

Map

Lead Ride Captain: Kevin Tirman
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 516.353.0791
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: Please stage at funeral home by 10:15AM for briefing.
Dignified transfer and escort to church to commence 10:40AM.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 06/11/2021
Second Staging Time: 10:30
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location:

Our Lady of Perpetual Help RC Church
210 S. Wellwood Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY 11757

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Second Lead Ride Captain: Kevin Tirman
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
516.353.0791
Second Stage - Special Information: Please form flag line for arrival of funeral cortege - only minutes from funeral home, so please be on time.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? yes
Third Staging Date: 06/11/2021
Third Staging Time: 11:30
Third Stage - AM or PM: am
Third Location:

Breslau Cemetery
N Monroe Ave & Newark St
Lindenhurst NY 11757

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Third Lead Ride Captain: Kevin Tirman
Third LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
516.353.0791
Third Stage - Special Information: If staging directly at cemetery, please stand sentry at entrance.
Funeral procession may arrive as early as 11:45AM.
Submitted by: Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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