Memorial Day 2021 Program In Manchester May 28 and 29


Flags in Manchester Cemeteries for Memorial Day.  The Legion will be placing flags at the gravesite of veterans at 11 a.m. Friday, May 28 at Pleasant Street Extension Cemetery and continuing at Pleasant Grove Cemetery after.  On Saturday, May 29 at 11 a.m. flags will be placed at Rosedale Cemetery.  There are extra flags available to anyone who would like one.  Please call (978) 526-4591.

Memorial Day, May 31

On Monday, May 31, the Post 113 Memorial Day Waterside Service 2021 ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m. at the Amaral Bailey American Legion Hall, behind Town Hall. 

The program will be as follows:

Chaplain Bruce Heisey: Welcome to all Veterans and Family’s

Invocation: Ryan Ackerman   Conner Stone Church

Legion Commander Allan Kirker: Roll Call of Deceased Members since last Year

Boy Scout:    Gettysburg Address     Morgan Laspesa   Adrian Kuehnemund

Auxiliary Member:  Michele Kulick “In Flanders Field “

Auxiliary Chaplin: Cheryl Lamphear Read the response to “In Flanders Field “

Son of American Legion: Dan Slade “Again our nation has assembled to honor our heroic dead. … ”

Auxiliary President:   Michelle Baer “Because of them our lives are free.  How truly immortal are those who gave their last full measure of devotion in the service of their country.  … “

Commander of Legion: Allan Kirker    “Comrades, on this Memorial Day, let us pledge ourselves anew to this Patriotic Service.  … “ 

Auxiliary Chaplain: Cheryl Lamphere   “Those whose memories we honor today have left us the duty of carrying on toward the ultimate goal.  … “

Auxiliary Members: Cast Flowers on the water

Cast Wreath upon the Water by Tom Cockfield

Benediction Ryan Ackerman   Corner Stone Church

Firing Squad:  Salute Departed Comrades

Taps:    played by Boy Scout Ian Carlin

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