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Bessemer honors Memorial Day at Hillcrest Cemetery

By Damiian Lang

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BESSEMER — A beautiful, sunny morning at Hillcrest Cemetery was the setting for a Memorial Day Ceremony in Bessemer.

Hosting the ceremony were the Bessemer VFW Post 3673 and American Legion Post 27.

VFW Vice Commander William McDonald and American Legion Commander Donna Frello shared the platform with other key participants, including Bessemer Mayor Peter Tacconelli.

Master of Ceremonies John Frello, the Gogebic County Veterans Affairs officer, welcomed the approximately 150 veterans and civilians in attendance.

During the flag-raising, the A.D. Johnston...

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