Newton Memorial Day Ceremonies Set for Sunday

Although the city held its Memorial Day parade last Sunday, the wreath-laying ceremonies will take place this Sunday, May 27.

The city of Newton will hold its annual Memorial Day observances and wreath-laying ceremonies this Sunday, May 27.

Local veterans will place wreaths at memorials and parks around the city Sunday, starting at Forte Memorial Park at 9 a.m. After tending to all the locations, the veterans and community members will gather at Newton Cemetery for Memorial Day observances.

The schedule for Sunday is as follows:

  • 9 a.m. - Pvt. Richard
  • 9:15 a.m. - M/Sgt. Domenic Marrocco Memorial at the
  • 9:30 a.m. -
  • 10 a.m. - John F. Kennedy Memorial at JFK Circle
  • 10:15 a.m. - Pfc. W. Wallace Richards Bridge at Church Street
  • 10:30 a.m. - Sgt. Enrico Pagnano Bridge at Lewis Street
  • 11 a.m. - Newton Veterans Memorial Park on Washington Street
  • Noon - Memorial Day observances at

If you are interested in helping with the ceremony or would like more information, contact Veterans Service Agent John MacGillivray at 617-796-1092.

Keeping with tradition, the city of Newton .


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