Memorial day services set today in Clallam County

Memorial Day ceremonies in Clallam County are set for today in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks.


VFW ceremony

PORT ANGELES — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1024 will perform a Memorial Day ceremony at 9:30 a.m. today at Mount Angeles Memorial Park cemetery.

The ceremony will be at the veterans circle at the cemetery at 45 S. Monroe Road.

Flags also will be placed on veterans’ graves at Ocean View Cemetery, 3127 W. 18th St., also Saturday.

Volunteers are needed to raise large flags at 7 a.m. today and to remove the flags at 4 p.m. today at both cemeteries.

For more information or to volunteer, call John Kent at 716-880-6695.


Sequim cemeteries

SEQUIM — Post 62 of the American Legion will host Memorial Day ceremonies at local cemeteries today.

Services will be at 11 a.m., Sequim View Cemetery, 1505 Sequim-Dungeness Way; 11:30 a.m., Jamestown Cemetery, Cemetery Road; noon, Dungeness Cemetery, 2153 Lotzgesell Road; and 12:45 p.m., Blue Mountain Cemetery, Blue Mountain Road.

Flags will be placed on marked veterans’ graves by the post.

For more information or to volunteer, call Carl Bradshaw at 360-775-1477.


Forks Cemetery

FORKS — A Memorial Day ceremony will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Forks Cemetery on Calawah Way.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fletcher-Wittenborn Post 9106; the city of Forks; American Legion Post 106; Boy Scouts; and other groups will provide a brief program.

For more information, call 360-640-2581.


Services also are scheduled in East Jefferson County at 12:30 p.m. in the Gardiner Community Cemetery, at Jefferson County cemeteries in the morning and at the American Legion Hall in Port Townsend at noon, and at the Greenwood Cemetery in Chimacum at 3 p.m.

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