Memorial Day Ceremony 5-29-23


at the PITTSFORD FIRE HOUSE – May 29, 2023

Ceremony follows the Parade which starts at 12:30 p.m. at the Village Green—ACROSS ROUTE 7 TO ARCH STREET TO THE FIRE HOUSE.

Welcome:   Anne Pelkey

Invocation:   Michael Dwyer, Pastor Pittsford Congregational Church

Salute to the Flag:  Led by the Scouts

Memorial Poppy: poem read by Jean Lamarre, Brandon American Legion Women’s Auxiliary

Lothrop School Poetry Winners:

  • Fourth Grade
  • Fifth Grade
  • Sixth Grade

Speaker: Major William J. Powers, Jr. US Air Force, Retired

(Scouts take flowers to the Cemeteries)

Rifle Salute:  Brandon American Legion Rifle Squad

Taps: played by Calvin Ladd

Benediction:  Michael Dwyer, Pastor Pittsford Congregational Church

In case of heavy rain, the parade will be cancelled and the ceremony will take place in the Fire House at 12:30 p.m.  Please park at the school or on a side street.

Questions: Call Bill Hemple 802-345-9269 or Anne Pelkey 802-483-6178