SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY (May 6, 2015) – Following is a list of the Memorial Day Parades and Services taking place throughout Sullivan County.
Town of Mamakating: VFW Post 4947 will place cemetery flags on the following cemeteries: New Vernon, Bloomingburg Rural Free, Burlingham, Poplar Grove at Phillipsport, and the Monument at the Phillipsport Community Center. Cemetery services will be held at these cemeteries between 5/19 – 5/21
Sunday, May 24
Woodridge: 4:00 p.m. – Memorial Service at Veterans Park on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodridge. If it rains, we will meet in the Village Hall.
Bloomingburg: The Village of Bloomingburg will host a parade starting at 1:00 p.m. V.F.W. Post 4947 will march in the parade and will perform the cemetery service at the conclusion of the parade.
Tusten, Highland, Lumberland: VFW Post 6427 will have cemetery ceremonies to honor our deceased Veterans at 11:00 a.m. – Lava Cemetery, 11:30 a.m. – St. Francis Cemetery and 12:00 p.m. – Glen Cove Cemetery, 2:00 p.m. – Town of Tusten, Ceremony at the Old Tusten Church.
Forestburgh: 9:00 a.m. “Memorial Day” Service will be conducted at the Veterans Triangle, Route 42 South, Forestburgh: Sponsored by the Town of Forestburgh, The American Legion and The Veterans of Foreign Wars. Refreshments will follow at the Pavilion. Master of Ceremonies – Al Etkin
Monticello: 10:30 a.m. “Memorial Day” Service at the County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello. The service is sponsored by The American Legion and The Veterans of Foreign Wars. Refreshments are to follow at the Monticello Elks Lodge on North Street. All are invited. Master of Ceremonies: Al Etkin
Liberty: 10:30 a.m. On behalf of The Town of Liberty and Cpl. Russell D. Sprague American Legion Post 109, the Liberty Memorial Day Parade will Line-up on West Liberty Street and North Main Street at 10:00 a.m. The Parade will start at 10:30 a.m. and travel through the business district in the Village of Liberty, proceed down Church Street, and end at the Liberty Veterans Cemetery on Cold Spring Road. At the cemetery, there will be a short service to honor our War Heroes.
County Service: Liberty: 1:00 p.m. – The Veterans Service Agency will provide a Memorial Day Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery, Sunset Lake Road, Liberty. Master of Ceremonies: John Crotty
Wurtsboro: 1:00 p.m. The American Legion Post 1266 will sponsor the Memorial Day Parade – (12:30 p.m. – lineup on Pine Street in front of the Post). Parade will end at the Veterans Park in Wurtsboro. At the conclusion of the service there will be a BBQ at 92 Pine Street, the American Legion Home.
Town of Mamakating: V.F.W. Post 4947 Boy Scout breakfast – 7:00 A.M., dedication at Summitville Fire House at 9:00 a.m. and finally joining in the Memorial Day Parade in Wurtsboro (hosted by American Legion 1266). Lineup is at 12:30 p.m., step off at 1:00 P.M.
Bethel: 11:00 a.m. Service at Town of Bethel Veterans Park, Kauneonga Lake. Flag dedication to follow at the Bethel Senior Citizens Center.
Fremont Center: 131st Annual Fremont Center Memorial Day Parade: 9:00 a.m. Road Closure; lineup just above the Fremont Center Community Church. Special Memorial Service at New Veteran’s Park (next to Town Barn) at 9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Parade starts through Fremont Center to the baseball field.
Long Eddy: 1:00 p.m. The Allan Milk Memorial Post 7276 will have services in Long Eddy Catholic Cemetery, luncheon to follow at Long Eddy Firehouse.
Obernburg: 4:00 p.m. Services at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at County Rd. 95, refreshments to follow in Church Hall.
Eldred: 9:00 a.m. American Legion Post 1363 will conduct a Memorial Service at Eldred Cemetery, Route 55.
Barryville: 9:30 a.m. American Legion Post 1363 will conduct a Memorial Service at the Barryville Cemetery, Mail Road.
Lumberland: 9:45 a.m. American Legion Post 1363 will conduct a Memorial Service at the Lumberland Cemetery, Hollow Road, Glen Spey.
Glen Spey: 10:00 a.m. American Legion Post 1363 will conduct a Memorial Service across from the Town Hall in Glen Spey.
Roscoe: Parade starts at 10:00 with the memorial Ceremony following immediately after at The Roscoe Fire House. Please join us in honoring our veterans and service men/women for all that they have done in serving our country and in keeping us safe.
Livingston Manor: 10:00 a.m. – Livingston Manor Memorial Day Parade: Line up at 9:30 a.m. at the Livingston Manor Central School, 19 School Street.