Honor Mission
Wilton A. Sekzer
U.S. Army / NYPD

Multi-City - 05/17/2020
 
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: SP4 Wilton A Sekzer faithfully and honorably executed his duties to our nation in the Vietnam War. He enlisted on 13 November 1963 and was honorably discharged on 20 August 1966, before transferring to the U.S. Army Reserve for three more years.
His specialty was 71B20 - Clerk Typist; his family reports that he was a helicopter door gunner.
He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.
Following his honorable discharge from the Army, he joined the NYPD, serving for 22 years, and retiring as a sergeant in 1990.
The majority of his career was spent in Brooklyn North, 81, 93, 60, SES, and ESU Truck 3. He was also a PBA Union Rep. His family reports numerous commendations and medals from the P.D.
His family has requested PGR participation in his final honors; as we are likely to be the only honors he will receive, try to attend if you can.
Primary Staging Date: 05/17/2020
Primary Staging Time: 12:00
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location:

Schwartz Brothers - Jeffer Memorial Chapel
114-03 Queens Blvd
Forest Hills NY 11375

map to funeral home

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:
IMPORTANT

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 10 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: Stage at the funeral home by 12 Noon - no services, escort to New Montefiore Cemetery, West Babylon, to KSU approximately 12:15 PM.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 05/17/2020
Second Staging Time: 1:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location:

New Montefiore Cemetery
1180 Wellwood Ave
West Babylon NY 11704

map to cemetery

Second Lead Ride Captain: Jim Martinelli
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
631.957.6148
Second Stage - Special Information: Please stage at the cemetery entrance with a flag line for the procession to pass through.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? no
   
Submitted by: Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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