James J. Donohue
USMC - Vietnam Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 09/09/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 8, Region 9|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the military honors funeral services for James J. Donohue.
James faithfully and honorably executed his duties to our nation in the U.S. Marine Corps, as an Artillery Assault Marine (0351,) before transferring to the USMC Reserve. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Lance Corporal, and for his service, was awarded the following: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/1 star, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/device, Combat Action Ribbon, Purple Heart Medal, Rifle Marksmanship Badge, and Good Conduct Medal.
He then served in the NYPD for 21 yrs and retired as a Lieutenant. He was awarded, 10 Excellent Police Duty Awards, 4 Meritorious Police Duty Awards, 4 Commendations, and 1 Exceptional Merit Award.
He retired as the Commanding Officer of Manhattan South Narcotics Division and had previously served in the 60 PCT, 72 PCT, 68 PCT, 62 PCT, and Office of the Chief of Department and Brooklyn South Narcotics Division. He was a member of the NYPD Honor Legion.
The Patriot Guard Riders are honored to have been asked to participate in Mr. Donohue's final honors.
|Primary Staging Date:||09/09/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||9:00|
|AM or PM:||am|
Andrew Torregrossa & Sons Inc. Funeral Homes
|Acting Ride Captain:||William Byrne|
|Acting Ride Captain Phone #:||516-765-0905|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Please stage at the Funeral Home for a dignified transfer and then escort to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux R.C. Church.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||09/09/2020|
|Second Staging Time:||9:30|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||am|
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Parish
|Second Acting Ride Captain:||William Byrne|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||If staging directly at church, please form a flag line for the arrival of the cortege.
Mass begins 10 AM. Escort to Calverton National Cemetery to follow mass and dignified transfer.
|Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Third Staging Date:||09/09/2020|
|Third Staging Time:||11:45|
|Third Stage - AM or PM:||am|
Calverton National Cemetery
|Third Lead Ride Captain:||Gene and Sue Frohnhoefer|
|Third Stage - Special Information:||
Mr. Donohue is scheduled to arrive at CNC at 12 Noon, but may not be on time.
Please do what you can to honor this true American hero and support his loving family.
|Is there a Fourth Stage to this Mission?||no|
|Submitted by:||Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8|