Upton Memorial Day Events 2017

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Schedule of Events in Upton on Memorial Day Monday, May 29

Veterans’ Counsel

    • John Robertson
    • Robert Richard
    • Russell Wood
    • Donald Keniston
    • David Kennedy
    • Richard Kennedy

7:30 a.m. Meet at VFW

8:00 a.m. Lakeview Cemetery 

      • Assemble at Lakeview Cemetery Gate on North Main Street
      • Veteran’s Memorial
        • Firing Squad Steve Walsh – Officer of the Day
        • Prayer – Doug Keniston
        • Bugler – Andrew Oglesby

8:15 a.m. Maplewood Cemetery

      • Rev. George S. Ball Gravesite
        • Prayer – Russell W. Wood
        • VFW and AL Firing Squad
      • George L. Wood Gravsite
        • Prayer Donald Keniston
        • VFW and AL Firing Squad

8:45 a.m. Old Burial Ground Grove Street

      • Reading Joan Burrell

9:45 a.m. Parade Assembly Memorial School

      • Parade Marshalls
        • Russell W. Wood
        • Sean Craig

10:15 a.m. Parade to Center of Upton

      • Officer of the Day Steve Walsh
        • Miscoe 6th Grade Band under the direction of Lauren Amitrano
        • Miscoe 7th & 8th Grade Band under the direction of Anthony Amitrano
        • Nipmuc Regional HS Band under the direction of Simon Harding
      • Town Organizations
      • Officer of the Ceremony Russell W. Wood
      • Fourth Verse of National Anthem
        • Joseph McMahon
      • Invocation
        • Fr. Larry Brault – St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish
      • Greeting of the Town
        • Bob Fleming– Chairman Upton Board of Selectmen
        • Stephen Matellian – Selectman
        • Gary Daugherty – Selectman
      • Music Selection
        • Nipmuc Regional High School Band
      • “In Flanders Field”
        • Read by Girl Scout Maya Williamson
      • A Roll Call of the Deceased
        • World War One Monument
          • Russell W. Wood
          • Shawn Craig
      • “Remember – Not To Forget”
        • Read by Lorrie Loeper and Whitney Loeper
      • VFW Roll Call of the Deceased
        • WWII, Korea, Vietnam Monuments
          • Bob Fleming, Steve Wickstrom
      • Benediction
        • Pastor Lourey – United Parish of Upton
      • National Anthem
        • Nipmuc Regional High School Band
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