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Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Memorial Day Service 2017
                                          

 

WHAT/WHO: Veterans, Family of Veterans, and the Community are invited to gather at Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Seneca County, for the 6th annual Memorial Day observance.

A Veterans Memorial March will assemble at the front of the cemetery at 2:30 pm, and march to the cemetery’s Committal Shelter to kick off this event.

The Veterans March is open to all Honorably Discharged veterans and will be led by the Geneva Doughboys (Geneva NY).

Veterans will be marching in tribute to the veterans of all wars who have given their lives for our country and in respect to the over 400 veterans and dependents that are interned at Sampson.

Traditional observance of Memorial Day services provided. Gravesites will adorned with America Flags, and family & friends are invited to decorate gravesites with fresh flower arraignments in potted containers; 10 days before and 10 days after Memorial Day.

2017 Keynote Speaker: Captain Linda Ratsep, USN (Ret.)

American Legion # 457 (Phelps NY) will be the Ceremonial Honor Guard for this year’s services.

WHERE: Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

6632 Route 96A

Romulus, Seneca County N.Y.


WHEN: Monday, May 29th 2017

Veterans March begins promptly at 2:30 pm

 

* The public is invited to attend, but seating capacity is limited. Guests are welcome to bring personal lawn chairs. This event will take place rain or shine. Please dress accordingly for the weather.

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