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Wakefield honors Memorial Day at Lakeside Cemetery


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WAKEFIELD - A Memorial Day service in Wakefield drew a crowd of people to Lakeside Cemetery.

The service began with a presentation of colors by a combined Honor Guard from VFW Post 9084 and American Legion Post 11, both in Wakefield.

VFW Commander and Emcee Ryan Geesey led the Pledge of Allegiance, and American Legion Chaplain Michael Salli provided the invocation.

Commander Mike Franklin, U.S. Coast Guard (ret.), told his audience that many people equate Memorial Day weekend with the start of summer, the start of grilling season, or even a "time t...

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