Memorial Day Observances

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PIERMONT MEMORIAL DAY PARADE STEPS OFF AT 11AM,

MONDAY MAY 31, 2021

The Piermont Memorial Day Parade will assemble at the Piermont Congregational Church on Church Street on Monday, May 31 and step off at 11AM. It will end at the Piermont Veterans Memorial Garden in the South Lawn Cemetery for services there.

Musical units from the Summertime Marching Band will accompany the parade, as will other units, organizations, and residents from the area.

Grand Marshal this year is World War 2 tanker veteran Ken Uline of Lyme. He served in the 1st Armored Division in the European Theater and served in Germany, Belgium and France and is a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge.

Guest Speaker is US Army Vietnam Veteran Gary Moore of Bradford, who has been involved with local, state, and national fire, law enforcement and emergency management plus the professional and educational community for many years.

To open the observances, the National Anthem will be sung by the Piermont Village School student chorus. Chaplain Mal Kircher will offer the Invocation and Benediction.  The Guidon Bearer selected by the Piermont Village School will be Eighth Grade student Logan Holland. He will carry the Piermont Veteran’s Guidon, a flag that accompanies parades and ceremonies where Piermont veterans are honored.  He is the son of US Army Veteran Ray and Andrea Holland.

Piermont Selectman Chairman Wayne Godfrey will offer the town’s welcome to visitors and participants in the Memorial Day services. The student band and chorus from the Piermont Village School will play musical selections and there will be an unveiling of a veteran’s name, the late US Army Specialist Scott Sayers, engraved on the Piermont Veterans Monument.

The morning’s events at the Piermont Veterans Memorial Garden will be directed by veterans US Army Sergeant First Class Heather Subjeck and US Marine Corps Sergeant Bernie Marvin.

A Bake Sale will be held at the Piermont Village School parking area after the service, prepared by the Washington, DC parent group and the Piermont Library will be holding their annual book sale.

Organizations interested in being in the parade may assemble at the Piermont Church prior to the parade at 10:30AM on Monday, May 31, 2021. More information from berniemarvin@gmail.com.

The Town of Piermont’s

Annual Memorial Day Observance

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Memorial Day Parade begins 11:00 am, starting from the Methodist Church, Church Street, and will proceed to the Southlawn Cemetery and end at the Piermont Veteran’s Memorial Garden
In case of rain, no parade and the program will be held at the Piermont Village School Gym
Sunday, May 26th, 2019, Piermont will conduct it’s Honors at the Cemeteries

Piermont veterans and residents, including Selectmen, decorated graves at River Road, Cedar Grove, East Piermont and Clay Hollow Cemeteries. This is done each year on the Sunday prior to Memorial Day. Attending these decoration activities were Piermont Selectmen Chairman Colin Stubbings and Randy Subjeck; Chaplain Mal Kircher, Rob Elder, Piermont Fire Lieutenant Ken Jones and Firefighters Tim Cole (K6). Also Jackson Schramm; Corporal Andrew Kircher, USMC and Sergeant Bernie Marvin, USMC.

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Veteran’s Memorial Garden

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Our 2019 Observances are now in the history books.

Please click here to see the pictures of the Parade and the Ceremonies at our Veterans Memorial Garden.