Sunday, May 19, 2013

New Ipswich Memorial Day - 2013

We celebrate Memorial Day the Sunday before the official holiday. As in years past there is a morning ceremony at the Smithville Cemetery followed in the afternoon with a much larger parade.

Here are some photos of the both events.

Starting with Coffee and Nisu at Peter and BJ Aho's home. In attendance WWII veterans Eddy Aho and Peter Grippardi








Then to Smithville Cemetery.





Decorating the Souhegan river and 21 gun salute



Mascenic Band member Ariana Holmes and two girls decorate the waters of the Souhegan to honor those lost at sea.




World War II veterans, Eddie Aho, Peter Grippardi and Francis Dorn






Afternoon Ceremony (Central Cemetery and Veterans Monument)