Members of Falls Post #664 march in front of the flagpoles at the Honeoye Falls Cemetery during the Memorial Day ceremony. Submitted photo

On Monday, May 31, 2021 Falls Post #664 and other area American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War Posts will have several events to commemorate Memorial Day.

The ceremonies are as follows:

North Bloomfield Cemetery (at 8:30 a.m.): Memorial Day Parade will start marching from the corner of Quaker Meeting House Road and Ontario Street/Route 65. The parade will proceed to the North Bloomfield Cemetery, where the Honor Roll will be read, a wreath will be placed, and taps will be played.

Millers Corners Cemetery in Ionia (at 8:30 a.m.): The men and women who paid the supreme sacrifice will be honored with a service at Millers Corners Cemetery.

Mendon Cemetery (at 9:30 a.m.): The Mendon Parade formation will be at the Westminster Hall & Chapel (former Mendon Presbyterian Church) on Rt. 251, marching to the Mendon Cemetery for the service. Colonel Mike Sweeney will provide remarks, a wreath will be placed, and the Star Spangled Banner will be played by the Honeoye Falls-Lima Middle School Band. The ceremony will end with the playing of Taps.

Lima Memorial Day Parade (at 9:30 a.m.): The Parade in Lima will  lineup at the Lima Primary School on College Street. The parade will proceed to the Lima Town Hall for a ceremony at the Veteran’s Monument. All veterans are invited to march with the Lima American Legion Post #282 or Lima VFW Post #26.

West Bloomfield Pioneer Cemetery (at 10:00 am): The men and women who paid the supreme sacrifice will be honored with a a service at the West Bloomfield Pioneer Cemetery next to the Highway Department at 10 a.m.

St. Paul of the Cross Cemetery (at 10:30 a.m.): Short service including the reading of the Honor Roll and placing of a wreath.

Honeoye Falls Cemetery (at 11:30 a.m.): Formation at the Honeoye Falls-Lima High School, at the corner of East and Church Streets, for the parade through the village, to the Honeoye Falls Cemetery. A service will be held, with Colonel Mike Sweeney providing remarks, a wreath being placed, and the Star Spangled Banner being played by the Honeoye Falls-Lima High School Band. The ceremony will end with the playing of Taps.

 

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