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Memorial Day Services Planned Around the Area

by on May 25, 2018 8:00 AM

Memorial Day weekend comes with plenty of celebration -- good times with families and friends in the backyard or in the community. 

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But of course, it's true purpose is to remember all those who sacrificed their lives in service to the nation. A number of services will be held around the State College area and throughout Centre County to remember those men and women who gave their lives.

Following is a partial list of services planned for Memorial Day weekend.

Sunday, May 27

Dunlap Meckley Dean VFW Post 5825 Honor Guard

- Pine Grove Mills Memorial, 9:30 a.m.

- Tadpole Rd. Memorial, 9:50 a.m.

- Ross Church, 10:30 a.m.

- Gatesburg Church, 11 a.m.

- Meeks Church, noon

American Legion Post 245 Honor Guard

- Pine Hall Cemetery, 3 p.m. Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) Charles H. Brickell, Jr. will speak. The Nittany Knights Chorus will sing and provide a concert after the service.

VFW Post 1600 and American Legion Post 33

- Meyer Cemetery, 1 p.m.

- Jewish Cemetery, 1:30 p.m.

- Zion Cemetery, 2 p.m.

- Hublersburg Cemetery, 2:30 p.m.

- Jacksonville Cemetery, 4 p.m.

- Pleasant Gap Lutheran Cemetery, 6 p.m.


Union Churchyard and Union Church, 2 p.m.

Monday, May 28

Dunlap Meckley Dean VFW Post 5825 Honor Guard

- Route 45 Revolutionary War Memorial, 9:30 a.m.

- Rock Springs Memorial, 9:40 a.m.

- Graysville Cemetery, 10:30am

- Pennsylvania Furnace Cemetery, 11:30 a.m.

- Pine Grove Mills Upper Cemetery, noon

- Pine Grove Mills Lower Cemetery, 12:30 p.m.


- Houserville United Methodist Church and Cemetery, 9 a.m. Guest speaker Pastor Calvin Williams.


- Boalsburg Cemetery, 6 p.m., featured speaker Sen. Bob Casey

Geoff Rushton is managing editor for Contact him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter at @geoffrushton.
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