Memorial Day Ceremony on the Common

The Parade begins at 8 am and arrives at the common at 9 am for the ceremony.

Memorial Day Program

Monday, May 27, 2024

Detailed Agenda

 

  • Rockland Trust/Saint Charles, Main Street – Call to Order 8:00 AM, Muster 8:15 AM, Forward to Common 8:45 AM
  • Opening Remarks by the Honorable Michael P. Concannon, Mayor of the City of Woburn.

 

  • Woburn Common – 9:00 AM
  • Posting of Colors – All Units
  • Flag Raising of the American Flag – Mark Sahady, Tom Quigley, Charles Culhane, Joe Limonciello
  • Pledge of Allegiance – United Veterans Council – Commander George Poole
  • Opening Remarks- – United Veterans Council – Commander George Poole
  • Opening Prayer – Deacon Phil Hardcastle
  • Selection: Woburn City Band – Armed Forces Medley sung by Joanne Campbell
  • Comments by the Mayor of the City of Woburn, the Honorable Michael P. Concannon
  • Governor’s Proclamation – Read by Woburn High School Student
  • Selection: Woburn Memorial High School Band
  • Reading of General Logan’s Order by WMHS student
  • Comments by the Director of Woburn Veterans – Bob Davis
  • Roll Call:  read by George Poole, Commander of the United Veteran’s Council
  • Benediction – Deacon Phil Hardcastle
  • Firing of volley by the American Legion
  • Taps by the Woburn City Band, “National Anthem” by combined bands, “Star Spangled Banner”
  • Please join us as we march to Woodbrook Cemetery

 

  • Woodbrook Cemetery – Soldier’s Lot Common – 10:15 AM
  • Posting of the Colors
  • Opening Prayer – Deacon Phil Hardcastle
  • Selection by the Woburn City Band and Joanne Campbell
  • Selection by the Woburn Memorial High School Band
  • Comments – the Honorable Mayor Michael P. Concannon
  • Benediction – Deacon Phil Hardcastle
  • Reading of General Logan’s Order by WMHS student
  • Firing of the volley by the American Legion
  • Taps by the Woburn City Band and “National Anthem” by combined bands, “Star Spangled Banner”
  • All are welcome to join us – we are now driving over to the East Woburn Fire Station for a brief respite and then we march on to the Jewish/Calvary Cemeteries

 

  • Jewish Cemetery – 10:45 AM
  • Prayer by Temple Shalom Emeth – Ben Silver
  • Selection: “America the Beautiful” sung by Joanne Campbell
  • Roll Call
  • Taps

 

 

  • Cross at Calvary – 11:00 AM
  • Posting of Colors – All Units
  • Opening Prayer – Deacon Phil Hardcastle
  • Selection: Woburn City Band/Joanne Campbell
  • Selection: Woburn Memorial High School Band
  • Comments – the Honorable Mayor Michael P. Concannon
  • Reading of General Logan’s Order by WMHS student
  • Benediction – Deacon Phil Hardcastle
  • Firing of volley by the American Legion
  • Taps by the Woburn City Band
  • “National Anthem” by combined bands, “Star Spangled Banner”

 

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