Honor Mission
Stephen W. Merkel
US Army
Vietnam Veteran
Hilton, NY - 06/21/2022
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: We have been invited to honor the life and service of Spec 4 Stephen W Merkel, who proudly served in the US Army 101st Airborne and received a Bronze Star for his heroic action in Vietnam 1966-67. Stephen lived a life of honor & service to others and it's our turn to return that honor.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here
Primary Staging Date: 06/21/2022
Primary Staging Time: 10:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Thomas Burger Funeral Home Inc.
735 East Avenue
Hilton, New York, 14468
Lead Ride Captain: Dave Nichols
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: (585) 269-1086
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, 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: We will stand a flag line for this hero's family and friend's arrival, prior to his 11 am service. Upon completion of Stephen's service, we will escort him to his final earthly resting place @ Parma Union Cemetery, 260 Parma Center Rd., Hilton, New York, 14468
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Dave Nichols
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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