Memorial Day Observances Listed

Written by on May 24, 2019

The Genesee County Veteran’s Services Office has issued this list of  Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parades and Observances May 27, 2019:

ALEXANDER: Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Alexander High School and travels to the cemetery on Railroad Avenue with a ceremony to take place at the cemetery following the parade.

BATAVIA: Parade starting at 9:45 a.m. beginning at the East Town Plaza traveling west along Main Street and ending at Alva Place.

BERGEN: Parade at 9:00 a.m. beginning at the Fire Hall (Rts. 19 & Hunter Street), traveling south on Rt. 19 to Hickory Park with ceremony to take place at the park
immediately following the parade.

BYRON: Parade at 11:00 a.m. from Terry Street to Swamp Road with a ceremony immediately following at Byron Cemetery.

CORFU: Parade at 12:00 p.m. from Corfu Fire hall on Rt. 33 to the Intermediate School on Rt. 77. Ceremony immediately following the parade

ELBA: Ceremony at Maple Lawn Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. NO Parade. The Elba Historical Society Museum will be open for tours after the ceremony

LEROY: Parade at 10:30 a.m. from the American Legion to Trigon Park with a ceremony at Trigon Park at 11:00 a.m. following the parade.

OAKFIELD: Parade at 11:00 a.m. from the Oakfield Fire Dept. to Triangle Park with ceremony to be held at Triangle Park.

PAVILION: Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. at the Town Park at intersection of Rts. 63 and 19. NO Parade.


7:00 AM Genesee County Park – Vietnam Veterans Memorial (VVA#193)

8:00 AM Williams Park W.W.I Memorial (wreath laying, rifle salute & Taps)

8:30 AM Batavia VA Medical Center

8:45 AM NYS Veterans Home

9:30 AM Harvester Ave. Plot (wreath laying, rifle salute & Taps)

10:00 AM Upton Monument (wreath laying, rifle salute & Taps)

10:30 AM UMMC – Jerome Center – (Memorial Day ceremonies: Invocation;
National Anthem w/ Batavia Concert Band; G.A.R. Order of the Day;
Veterans Service Organizations Commemorations; Wreath laying w/
Gold Star Mothers; Honor Roll w/ drum roll; Rifle Salute; Taps;
Benediction; “God Bless America”)

11:30 AM GLENN S. LOOMIS GRAVE – Elmwood Cemetery (legion #193)

12:00 PM Hansen Bros. Grave – Grandview Cemetery (MCL #951)


Veness-Strollo Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1602

Glenn S. Loomis American Legion Post #332

Disabled American Veterans Chapter #166

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #193

Hansen Brothers Marine Corps League Detachment

Reader's opinions
  1. Joe Iannello   On   May 27, 2019 at 9:06 am

    May God bless our veterans ! Please support our veterans. I am a sponsor for the SOWF at Brick House Corners Fair, Saturday September 7th, 2019. Please join us there. May God bless our citizens and the United States of America. Peace, Love and our faith in God unites people.

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