John Johnson Remembered

Memorial Day Observance at Holliston Town Hall

by Paul Saulnier
May 30, 2018

Anticipation

Jackie Napolitano awaits the parade with her grandchildren. Napolitano's husband Steve, a Vietnam veteran, and son Lt.Col. Keith Napolitano, both were marching

The sign's gave residents a subtle reminder that freedom is not free.

Overcast but rain free skies helped bring out a crowd.

From left to right American Legion Cmdr. Steve Bradford, Selectmen Mark Ahronian and Jay Marsden, Rep. Carolyn Dykema, VFW Cmdr. Vincent Trunfio, Rev. Scott Foster of the First Baptist Church, Bobby Blair, Parade Marshal Peter Guellintz, Marshals Aides both Eagle Scouts Harrison Smith & Alex Walters & Father Mark Coiro from St Mary's Church.

Rev. Foster read the invocation.

Cmdr. Bradford read a proclamation from Gov. Baker

Rep. Dykema was able to make it in time as she attended other ceremonies in Westborough & Southborough.

Selectmen Jay Marsden spoke about the sacrifice of veterans.

Father Mark lead the benediction.

Commanders Trunfio & Bradford placed the wreath and the firing squard let off three volleys.

 

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