A successful Memorial Day Program: Monday, May 27, 2019-Riverside Cemetery


Memorial Day Program 2019

BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS TO RIVERSIDE CEMETERY ~ Inclement weather site: Defiance Community Auditorium

9:45 A.M. PRELUDE:    DEFIANCE HIGH SCHOOL BAND SELECTIONS, DIRECTOR MRS. CATHY BOOTH

10:00 A.M. POSTING OF COLORS:  THE HONORABLE MAYOR MIKE McCANN

INVOCATION:     PASTOR DAVID BROBSTON, CHAPLAIN

SINGING OF OUR “NATIONAL ANTHEM”:   ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH CHOIR

WELCOME:   THE HONORABLE MAYOR MIKE McCANN

PLACING MEMORIAL WREATH:   MRS. JOANN McCRAY, VFW AUXILIARY PAST PRESIDENT

VVA MEMORIAL WREATH:   MR. ED McCRAY, VFW POST 3360 PAST COMMANDER

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS:   MR.  KALEB ANKNEY, BOY SCOUT TROOP 315

SON OF CHRISTOPHER AND CLARISSA ANKNEY

“I AM YOUR FLAG”: MISS LEAH ADKINS, GIRL SCOUT TROOP 10105

DAUGHTER OF DAVID AND ELLIE ADKINS

GOD BLESS AMERICA:    DEFIANCE HIGH SCHOOL BAND OF CLASS

INTRODUCE SPEAKER:    THE HONORABLE MAYOR MIKE McCANN

SPEAKER:    CAPTAIN BENJAMIN PIERCE

”GOD BLESS THE USA”:    DEFIANCE HIGH SCHOOL BAND OF CLASS

BENEDICTION:    PASTOR DAVID BROBSTON, CHAPLAIN

VFW RIFLE SALUTE:    VFW COLOR GUARD

TAPS (ECHO):    DEFIANCE HIGH SCHOOL BAND OF CLASS

CLOSING:    THE HONORABLE MAYOR MIKE McCANN

BAG PIPES (fading “Amazing Grace”):    MR. ERIC HUBBARD