Memorial Day, 2016: In Remembrance

Mayor Bryan Jensen, VFW Chaplain Jack Riegelsberger and Avon Police Chaplain Jeffrey Phail.

Mayor Bryan Jensen, VFW Chaplain Jack Riegelsberger and Avon Police Chaplain Jeffrey Phail.

The City of Avon joined with countless communities nationwide in honoring America’s fallen servicemen with Memorial Day ceremonies on Mon. May 30. The VFW Post 7035 parade will started at 9 a.m. from the the Avon Senior Center and ending at Avon Center Cemetery at Route 83 and Detroit Road. Patriotic tributes were performed by The Irish Heritage Pipe Band, Golden Crescent Choir and Avon High School Marching Band. The Boys and Girls Scouts led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance, and Taps was be played with a 21 gun salute from the VFW. Members of VFW continued to Resthaven Cemetery and then St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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