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Honor Mission
Leonard Thomas Suminski Jr, Retired
USA –  Vietnam
Mims, Florida  11-14-19



The family of Maj Suminski, 79, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders presence as they show their final respects and lay their loved one to rest. Maj Suminski faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army and performed duties as a Combat Communications Electronics. Upon completion of his service, Maj Suminski received an Honorable Discharge and during his time in service, awarded the Bronze Star Medal w/ 2 OLC, Army Commendation Medal w/2 OLC, Good Conduct Medal (2), Air Medal w/V device (6th award), Parachutist Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Bronze Star, and the Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm (2). Please bring your 3 X 5 American flags and stand in honor and respect for our hero and his family.

Staging Time: 9:45 AM

Cape Canaveral National Cemetery
5525 US 1
Mims, Florida 32754

Ride Captain:

Paul “Lizard Man” Ciolli

Special Instructions:

10:00 AM  – Brief
10:30 AM – Service
Flag Line as directed by the RC.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


Submitted By: Bernie Conner
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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November 14, 2019
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  1. Condolences to the family and friends of this American hero. Rest in Peace and thank you for your service to our country. You stood for us and now we, the Patriot Guard Riders, stand for you!

  2. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  3. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, You will Not be Forgotten.

  4. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  5. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of our Hero Leonard Suminski Jr. Thank you for your service, Rest in Peace.

  6. My Condolences go out to family and friends of (Ret) US Army Vietnam Leonard Thomas Suminski Jr. may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  7. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Leonard Thomas Suminski Jr.
    We are but a glimmer of a twinkling star, our time compared to that that has been and will be. It is so that future generations will know that among all, there were few who dared step where your departed loved one tread. Few still willing to sacrifice last breath so that another might taste liberty. I am proud to stand among those who did and would to honor your departed. Although we may have never met, we are family, united and bonded through such connection. I am honored to have you as such.

  8. Our sincere condolences to the Family. America has lost another hero. May he rest in Honored Peace

    Robert J. “Buffalo Bob” Collet Jr.
    Ride Capt. Fla. PGR
    Riding in honor of Robert J Collet Sgt. USA WW II

  9. Condolences and prayers to the family and friends of our Hero Leonard Thomas Suminski Jr. . May Leonard Rest in Eternal Peace.

  10. I worked with Maj. Suminski for many years in the private sector. He was a good man, a good leader and a good friend. Condolences to Choon-Hi and his sons, and grandchildren.

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