Memorial Day Ceremony at Forest Lawn
Monday 28th May, 2018
Forest Lawn Cemetery1411 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14209
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
ONE MINUTE OF SILENCE
Gun Salute Erie County Military Honors
Taps Erie County Military Honors
Closing Prayer (Benediction) Richard Allein
Erie County ChaplainMore Information Find Prepaid Parking