MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES
Sunday, May 20, 2018: CHURCH MEMORIAL SERVICES
Sewickley Lighthouse Baptist Church
301 Beaver Street, Sewickley
All Post and Auxiliary members and their families are cordially invited to attend this
special Memorial Service, when we honor all the deceased veterans of the area. PLEASE
BE AT THE CHURCH BY 10:45 AM. IF YOU HAVE A UNIFORM, PLEASE
Directions from the post: Head NE on Mulberry St. toward Pine Way,
turn left at the 2nd cross street onto PA-51 N/4th Ave. Use the left lane to take the 65
exit, continue onto Sewickley Bridge, continue onto Broad St/River St, turn left onto
Beaver St. Church is on the right.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018: PLACING FLAGS ON THE GRAVES
The detail will meet at 6:00 PM sharp at the following cemeteries; Resurrection, Coraopolis,
St. Joseph, and Sharon to place flags on the deceased veterans graves. If by chance a
grave is missed, please forgive us as we do not know where all veterans are buried and
especially those who do not have a veterans stone or marker.
If you have a grave missed, come to the Post Home at 5th and Mulberry, Coraopolis, Monday through Friday after 4:00 PM or Saturday and Sunday after 4:00 PM. If you have a veteran’s marker, please
have it on the grave prior to Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
WE NEED A LOT OF HELP FOR THIS PROJECT TO DO THE BEST JOB POSSIBLE.
Sunday, May 27, 2018: CEMETERY AND HONOR ROLL SERVICES
In the traditional manner, members of Keith-Holmes Post 402 V.F.W. and it's Auxiliary
will honor deceased veterans by performing commemorative services at 10 cemeteries. These services include tributes by the Post and Auxiliary officers, a salute by the Color Guard and Rifle Squad,
and end with a solemn rendition of Taps.
The V.F.W. Memorial Detail will leave the Post Home at 10:45 AM and will visit the
following cemeteries and honor rolls.
11:00 AM Coraopolis Cemetery
11:20 AM Resurrection Cemetery
11:45 AM Moon Twp. Memorial (Police Station)
12:15 PM Sharon Cemetery
12:40 PM St. Joseph Cemetery
1:15 PM Glenwillard Honor Roll
2:30 PM Ferree Burial Plot (Coraopolis)
2:50 PM Groveton Honor Roll
3:10 PM Neville Island Honor Roll
3:30 PM WWI Honor Roll (Post 402)
The public is invited to attend these services. On Monday, May 28, 2018 a special service
will be held at Coraopolis Community Memorial at the V.F.W. Post Home, 5th Avenue
and Mulberry Street, during the parade. The names of the deceased Post and Auxiliary
Members who have passed away since last years Memorial Day will be read at the
Monday, May 28, 2018: MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Keith-Holmes VFW Post 402 and Auxiliary once again will sponsor the annual Memorial
Day Parade in Coraopolis. It will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2016
starting at 1:30 PM. Help will be needed and greatly appreciated for the whole Memorial