US Army


Honor Mission

Anthony Scipione

US Army
Korean War Era Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 01/11/2024


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 4, Region 5

About the Mission:

The family of Anthony Scipione has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in his military honors funeral services. Anthony, 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 4, 2024.

Born in Abbateggio, a small village in Abruzzo, Italy, Anthony emigrated to the United States at the age of three with his mother, brother and sister. After graduating high school, he was drafted into the Army and served as a medic in the Korean War while stationed in Japan. He was honorably discharged from the military in 1954.

After his military service, he finished his degree at Hudson Valley Community College and began a 38 year career with the New York State Department of Transportation as an Architectural Draftsman. Anthony was a devoted Catholic at St Vincent de Paul Parish.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Anthony's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

01/11/2024 at 10:00am

Staging Location:

St. Vincent De Paul Church
900 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Ray Sestak
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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:

Staging at the church with a flag line for the last 30 minutes of visitation. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10:30 am, followed by escort to Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery,
2150 Central Ave., Schenectady, NY 12304 for interment with military honors.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Ray Sestak

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