157th Parma Heights Memorial Day Commemoration

Parma Heights is proud to host the 157th Parma Heights Memorial Day commemoration. Residents and neighboring guests will gather on Monday, May 27th on the front lawn of the Parma-South Presbyterian Church at 6155 Pearl Road. And, back for the first time since 2019, attendees will enjoy the Memorial Day Parade. The parade will start after the service at the church and the route will go to the Parma Heights Cemetery. The Parma Heights service is the oldest continuous in the state of Ohio.

The Parma Heights Memorial Day service at the church begins at 9:30 a.m., immediately followed by the parade and then followed by the service at the Parma Heights Cemetery.

The Memorial Day ceremonies will include speeches at the Parma-South Presbyterian Church by: Mayor Marie Gallo, Reverend Dr. Jon Fancher from Parma-South Presbyterian Church, Commander Dan Easa of American Legion Post #703, keynote speakers, along with the Valley Forge Marching Band and Boy Scout Troop #263. For those planning to attend the service at Parma-South Presbyterian church, please bring chairs to sit on.

The Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery service will include the wreath laying ceremony. Over 50 veterans are buried in the Parma Heights cemetery ranging from The Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War.

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. The continuation of the Memorial Day ceremonies is a staple for the City of Parma Heights and its residents.

For more info, call 440-884-9600.



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Marie Gallo

Marie Gallo is the Mayor of Parma Heights

Volume 16, Issue 5, Posted 12:20 AM, 05.01.2024