R8/9, Updated - Short Notice Honor Mission - Eugene F. McAuley, Jr., US Navy, WWII Veteran, Mon. & Tue., 02/04 & 05/2019 - W. Islip, Deer Park and Calverton, NY

Honor Mission
Eugene F. McAuley, Jr.
US Navy - WWII
Multi-City, NY - 02-04 & 05-19 

Updated 02/02/2019 - 23:20 Hrs Note:  The Monday 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Visitation portion of this mission has been cancelled.  PGR will only participate in the 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Visitation.  Jim Martinelli is Acting RC.
Mission applies to the following Region(s).  Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: The family of Mr. Eugene F. McAuley Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services.

After Pearl Harbor, Eugene, age 17, signed up for the US Navy. He graduated high school in uniform after boot camp in Samson, NY.  He attended "A" school for electricians mate and was assigned to the USS Troilus (AKA46), first electrically powered ship, and served in the Pacific theater. He was awarded American Theater Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Medal and WWII Victory Medal. He came home to work for Bell Telephone Company. He served for 50 years in the North Babylon fire dept and belonged to American Legion Post 651 in Sayville , NY. He is father -in-law to PGR RC L. W. Murphy
Primary Staging Time:  01:30
Staging Location Chapey & Sons Funeral Home
1225 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY  11795
Lead Ride Captain Jim Martinelli
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Special Information: Please remember to bring your flags. Viewing will be from 2 pm to 4 pm and again PGR participation only in 7 pm to 9 pm visitation. Stand for any part of either viewing that you are able to for this member of the Greatest Generation.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? Yes
Second Staging Date:  02/05/2019
Second Staging Time:  10:45
Second Stage - AM or PM AM
Second Location St. Cyril & Methodius RC Church
125 Half Hollow Rd.
Deer Park, NY  11729
Second Lead Ride Captain Charlie Ranft
Second LRC Email and Phone #:  631-766-0389
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Second Stage - Special Information: Remember to bring your flags and await arrival of this hero for dignified transfer into the church for 11:15 am mass. After mass, there will be dignified transfer and then to Calverton National Cemetery with an ETA of 1:00pm.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?  Yes
Third Staging Date:  02/05/2019
Third Staging Time:  12:30
Third Stage - AM or PM PM
Third Location Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd.
Calverton, NY 11933
Third Lead Ride Captain Gene & Sue Froenhofer
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Third Stage - Special Information: Meet at front gate for arrival of Chappy & Sons hearse and family.
Submitted by:  Pete Jepson, Senior Ride Captain, R9
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