Memorial Day Ceremony at Forest Lawn
Monday 28th May, 2018

Forest Lawn Cemetery
1411 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14209
Time: 8:00 - 10:00am
Cost: Free
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Forest Lawn is extremely proud to honor and salute the brave men and women of the United States armed forces, particularly those who gave their lives in service to preserve our freedom and all that we hold dear, as we host The Erie County American Legion for its annual Memorial Day ceremony.

At 8:00 a.m., flags will be placed on the graves of veterans buried in the Field of Valor® and in the American Legion section of Forest Lawn.

At 9:00 a.m., the ceremony will begin in front of the American Legion Memorial Monument in the Veterans section, near the Main Street Gates.

Commencement of Services Anthony N. Druzbik, Jr.

 Department Service Officer

To The Colors Military Honors

Prayer (Invocation) Richard Allein

 Erie County Chaplain

Pledge of Allegiance Wayne Sorrentino

 Erie County Vice Commander

Introduction of Distinguished Guests John Siefert

 Past Department Vice Commander

Placing of Wreath On Monument Linda Miskell, President

and Short Address Erie County Auxiliary

Placing of Wreath On Monument Holly Baker, President

and Short Address Gold Star Mothers

Placing of Wreath On Monument Ronald Diebold

and Short Address Past Chef de Gare 40/8, Voiture #476

Principal Wreath on Spanish American Paul J. Steward

And American Legion Monument Erie County Commander

Principal Memorial Day Address Paul J. Steward

 Erie County Commander


Gun Salute Erie County Military Honors

Taps Erie County Military Honors

Closing Prayer (Benediction) Richard Allein

 Erie County Chaplain

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