2023 Milton Memorial Day Ceremonies begin at 10:45 a.m. on Monday, May 29
This year’s Memorial Day Observance is scheduled for Monday, May 29th 2023. Ceremonies will begin at the Town Hall at 10:45 a.m. with the raising of the flag and placement of wreaths at the Town’s War Memorial by local Veterans.
Shortly after this short ceremony, elected state and local officials, Milton Police and Fire Department Color Guards, the Auxiliary Fire Department and Milton’s scout troops will proceed to Milton Cemetery accompanied by the Milton High School marching band.
The main ceremony at Milton Cemetery will begin at 11:00 a.m. Welcoming remarks will be given by Milton’s Director of Veterans Services Kevin J Cook, Cemetery Trustees and local officials.
Our featured speaker will be US Navy SEABEES Senior Chief Constructionman Senior Chief Petty Officer Dan Yaccarino, a native of Connecticut, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Quinnipiac University. In 2004 he relocated to Massachusetts, beginning his career in commercial construction in the Boston area and enlisted in the US Navy Reserves. He has been a resident of Milton since 2015.
A roll call of all recently deceased veterans will be read as a tribute to the service of these men and women. All residents, friends and family are cordially invited to attend the Memorial Day Observance.
If it rains on Memorial Day, the ceremony will be held at the Council on Aging Building, 10 Walnut Street Milton MA.