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Honor Mission

Stephen Lacki

US Marine Corps
Army National Guard
Korean War Veteran
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Alden, NY - 03/13/2024


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Stephen Lacki has requested that Patriot Guard Riders stand a flag line for their fallen hero.  Stephen, 91, died March 8, 2024 in Elderwood at Bassett Park.

Born in Buffalo, NY, Stephen was a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, as well as the National Guard.  He served his country in Korea from May 26 1950, to May 10 1952. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Private First Class and for his service, earned the following ribbins and awards; Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Republic Of Korea War Service Medal and Rifle Marksman Badge.  Stephen had received many medals and trophies for being a Sharp-shooter in military competitions.

Stephen was a member of the Korean War Veterans Association, the VFW and had written many articles for various military magazines. He spoke 5 languages and after the war, became active in the Big Brother program.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

03/13/2024 at 10:00am

Staging Location:

Alden Community Church
1400 Sullivan Road
Alden NY 14094
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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

George Brown

Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, 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 ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

Stage at the Alden Community Church, form a respectful flag line for arrival of family and guests. Dress for the weather and make sure your flags are secure for the escort to the cemetery. After church services PGR will escort to Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 6843 Tonawanda Creek Road Lockport NY.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Dick (DIXIE)Hancock

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