Honor Mission
Richard H. Finnerty
US Army Vietnam Era Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 01/25/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission:

This veteran served in the Vietnam Era from 1965 to 1967 attaining a rank of SP5. He was stationed in Paris and served his country honorably. He worked at Air France and was a lead cargo agent. When he moved upstate he was the Fire Chief for the Volunteer Fire Department in his hometown of Russell, New York. The family has requested the Patriot Guard to stand and honor him for that service.

A portion of this narrative was obtained from the Lindenhurst Funeral Home obituary.

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Primary Staging Date: 01/25/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Lindenhurst Funeral Home
424 South Wellwood Ave.
Lindenhurst, NY 11757

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Lead Ride Captain: Terry & Jim Martinelli
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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: Please remember to bring your flags and dress according to the weather.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 01/25/2021
Second Staging Time: 10:30
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location:

Saint Charles Cemetery
2015 Wellwood Ave.
Farmingdale, NY 11735

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Second Lead Ride Captain: Pete Jepson
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Second Stage - Special Information: Members meet at parking lot next to administration. Please bring you own flags. Dress according to the weather.
Submitted by: Pete Jepson SRC region 9
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