Honor Mission
Peter Rapanaro
US Army - Korean War Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 01/04/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: Peter Rapanaro faithfully and honorably executed his duties to our nation in the US Army from the time of his enlistment on 26 January 1954 until his honorable discharge on 22 November 1955.

An Auto Repairman (MOS 635) with the 8th Infantry, he received the Good Conduct Medal, UN Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Korean Service Medal.

Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to participate in his final honors.
Primary Staging Date: 01/04/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Donza Funeral Home
333 Atlantic Ave
East Rockaway, NY 11518

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Lead Ride Captain: Wayne Cohen
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 516-729-9869
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 stage at the funeral home for dignified transfer and escort to St Raymond RC Church.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 01/04/2021
Second Staging Time: 10:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location:

St Raymond RC Church
263 Atlantic Avenue
East Rockaway, NY 11518

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Second Lead Ride Captain: Wayne Cohen
Second LRC Email and Phone #:  
Second Stage - Special Information: Stage at the church for arrival of procession and dignified transfer - approximately 10:15AM.
Dignified transfer and escort to follow mass.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? yes
Third Staging Date: 01/04/2021
Third Staging Time: 12:00
Third Stage - AM or PM: pm
Third Location:

Pinelawn Memorial Park
(Mausoleum side)
2020 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, NY 11735

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Third Lead Ride Captain: Wayne Cohen
Third LRC Email and Phone #:  
Third Stage - Special Information: Funeral cortege should arrive approximately 12:15PM.
Pinelawn Memorial Park, Mausoleum Entrance
Submitted by: Wayne Cohen
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