NEWS & NOTIFICATIONS

Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Memorial Day Service 2016

 

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

A Veterans Memorial March will assemble at the front of the cemetery at 2:45 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 330 veterans and dependents that are interned at Sampson.

2016 Keynote Speaker Colonel, Daniel Grillone USAF (Ret.) from Waterloo N.Y .Dignitaries in attendance will be N.Y. Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (54th District)

American Legion # 463 will be the Ceremonial Honor Guard for this year’s services.

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WHERE: Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

6632 Route 96A

Romulus, Seneca County N.Y.

WHEN: Monday, May 30h 2016

Veterans March begins promptly at 2:45 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.

**Please note the Town of Waterloo will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day on the 30th also. We encourage family & friends to support this event at the conclusion of services at Sampson. This ceremony will take place at 6:00 pm in the town of Waterloo.


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