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Marenisco celebrates Memorial Day with public ceremony


May 27, 2020

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

CATHERINE BAKER, 15, of Marenisco, plays "Taps" on her trumpet at the conclusion of a Memorial Day service at the Marenisco Township Cemetery in Marenisco.


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MARENISCO - Despite the threat of thunderstorms, a Monday morning Memorial Day service took place at the Marenisco Township Cemetery with nothing but sunshine.

Members of American Legion Post 523 took charge of the service, which was pared back slightly due to state restrictions regarding COVID-19.

After the Pledge of Allegiance and a piped-in version of the National Anthem, Commander John Zorich addressed the crowd.

"We are gathered here today to remember the 1.3 million-plus who have died since the Civil War while wearing a uniform," he said.


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