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Milton, Dedham, Canton observe Memorial Day with processions Monday

Posted by Dave Eisenstadter  May 22, 2013 03:36 PM

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Milton, Dedham, and Canton have all scheduled parades and processions in observance of Memorial Day on Monday.

Dedham's procession will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church parking lot on High Street and walk to Brookdale Cemetery at 86 Brookdale Ave. The program will begin at 10 a.m.

Milton's American Legion Post 114 will begin its program with the raising of the flag and placing of the wreath at 9:30 a.m. at the Town Hall. The Milton High School band will play the National Anthem.

Participants will march to Milton Cemetery for customary ceremonies that will begin at 10 a.m.

Speakers include selectmen chairman Denis Keohane, Marine and Army Special Forces veteran Gregory Kelly, state Representative Walter F. Timilty, and Milton veterans officer Michael Cunningham.

Prayers will be offered and songs sung. Milton High School junior Evelyn Oliverio will read the Gettysburg Address.

Canton will observe Memorial Day with a parade starting at Canton High School at 9 a.m. Services will be conducted at Canton Corner Cemetery by American Legion Post 24.

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