Honor Mission
John J. Funk, Sr.
US Navy
Korean War Veteran

Coram, NY - 11/23/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: The family of this veteran has asked the Patriot Guard to stand and honor him for his faithful service to his country. He served on the USS New Jersey (BB-62), an Iowa-class battleship, during the Korean war. He held two ranks BM3 and GM3 during his time in service. For his honorable service, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal w/2 Stars, UN Service Medal, and China Service Medal.
Primary Staging Date: 11/23/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Saint Francis Cabrini RC Church
134 Middle Country Rd
Coram, NY 11727
Lead Ride Captain: Jim & Terry Martinelli
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
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: Meet RCs in parking lot. Please bring your flags. Members who would rather respond to cemetery awaiting arrival of this hero, it is Holy Sepulchere, Route 112, Coram. Entrance on Granny Road West of Rt. 112.  ETA of 11am. Meet at cul de sac at end of staging lanes next to administration. This mission will possibly end in time to respond to Calverton for another Korean War veteran arriving 1:15 to 1:30pm.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Pete Jepson SRC Region9
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  rs 11/21


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