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Ironwood remembers fallen soldiers


May 31, 2016

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe photo

THOSE WHO placed wreathes at the Ironwood Veteran's Monument at the corner of Ayer and Suffolk streets salute during Ironwood's Memorial Day parade Monday morning. Among those placing wreathes were, from left, James Simmons, Tom DeCarlo, George Plaistow, Gary Kusz and Gary Harrington. The parade began at the Memorial Building after a service there, and continued on to Riverside Cemetery for more ceremonies.

IRONWOOD - Beginning in the Ironwood Memorial Building and ending in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood residents gathered to honor members of the military who have died, Monday, as part of the city's Memorial Day Service.

The day's events began in the Memorial Building with renditions of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "Gods of our Fathers," by the memorial chorus, as well as solo performances by Robert Burchell, Sue Pallin and Alyssa Schwab. The ceremony ended with the entire group singing "God Bless America."

After the singing and placing of American flags at the Memorial Building, there was...

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