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Dracut Memorial Day Parade And Ceremony Information

Dracut Memorial Day Ceremonies (Photo by Christine O'Brien)

Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day Parade 

Starting time: 11 a.m.

Route: The parade will begin at the Greenmont School and continue to the Veterans Monument at Dracut High School.

Memorial Day Ceremony

Location: Veterans’ Monument Dracut High School

Time: At Conclusion of Parade

Master of Ceremonies - John Dyer

Sergeant at Arms - Matthew Elkins

Firing Team Captain – Ron Roy

  1. INVOCATION:  Reverend Ellie Richardson of Christ Church United Dracut
  2. SALUTE TO COLORS: Michaela Pepin & Dylan Lussier of the Dracut H S Band
  3. NATIONAL ANTHEM:   Dracut H S Band directed by Mr Zachary Cooper
  4. Introduction of Dignitaries
  5. Reading of the Gubernatorial Memorial Day Proclamation by Zachary Taylor
  6. LEGION WELCOME:  Dick Ducharme, Commander of the Dracut Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9307 and of the Dracut American Legion Post 315
  7. TOWN WELCOME:   James Duggan, Town Manager of the Town of Dracut 
  8. MEMORIAL DAY MESSAGE:   Mass State Representative Colleen Garry
  9. READING of the Names of our Honored Dead:  William Zounes, retired Dracut Veteran’s Service Officer and member of the Dracut American Legion. 
  10. PLACING OF WREATH:  FREDERICK “Pat” WALOR, member of the Dracut American Legion Post 315, a WWII Army Veteran escorted by daughters, Mary Kazalski, member of Dracut Ladies Auxiliary, Sandy Walor and Patty Diodati 
  11. BENEDICTION: Reverend Ellie Richardson of Christ Church United Dracut
  12. A SALUTE TO the Honored Dead: by the Firing Team comprised of individuals from various Local Veteran Organizations and Commanded by Ron Roy 
  13. Taps Played by Michaela Pepin & Dylan Lussier of the Dracut H S Band
  14. All Units: Dismissed
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