Bessemer celebrates 13th annual Tree of Honor
July 1, 2022
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER - The 13th annual Tree of Honor ceremony had a rousing start on Wednesday evening as members of Marty's Goldenaires marched up Sophie Street and lined up in the Bessemer Pocket Park.
The band played several patriotic tunes, and Myron Re played "Taps" as American flags large and small loomed all around.
As World War II veteran Thomas J. DeCarlo danced to the music, Marty's Director Dan Pitrone prompted the crowd to "give him a hoop and holler."
Emcee George Boline noted that it was "a great honor" to have the opportunity to recognize area vet...