Norwood’s Memorial Day Schedule
The Town of Norwood will be hosting activities dedicated to celebrating Memorial Day on Saturday, May 27 and Monday, May 29. All Norwood residents are invited to the events to help remember those who died in active military service.
The Norwood Department of Veteran Services coordinates the Memorial Day weekend ceremonies, beginning with placing the American flags on the graves of Norwood Veterans on May 27. Volunteers are welcome to assist in the effort and can receive more information from Director of Veteran Services Ted Mulvehill’s office, at 781-762-1240.
The ceremonies on Memorial Day, May 29, will begin with a service at Saint Catherine of Siena Church. The American flag on the Town Common will then be placed at half-staff.
Ceremonies will be held at the Old Parish Cemetery, followed by the Memorial Day parade which will end at Highland Cemetery for a commemorative ceremony.
Saturday, May 27
8:00 a.m. Decorate the graves of Norwood's Veterans with American flags - Highland Cemetery
Sunday, May 29
8:00 a.m. Memorial Service at St. Catherine of Siena Church
9:00 a.m. Flag raising at Town Common
9:30 a.m. Ceremonies at Old Parish Cemetery (the rear of 480 Washington St.)
10:00 a.m. Parade steps off - corner of Washington and Howard Streets.
Ceremonies at Highland Cemetery follow the parade