Memorial Day Observances Listed
Written by Dan Fischer 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.
2019 MEMORIAL DAY SCHEDULE OF CEREMONIES
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