2023 Memorial Day Ceremonies

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Please join us for FLAGS IN at Milton Cemetery this SAT MAY 6th from 08:00 - 11:00  also in preparation for Memorial Day.  We appreciate the great support we get from our community.



Milton’s Director of Veterans Services Kevin J Cook, American Legion Post #114 and the Town of Milton announce that Milton’s 2023 Memorial Day program has been finalized.  

This year’s Memorial Day Observance is scheduled for Monday, May 29th 2023.  Ceremonies will begin at the Town Hall at 10:45 a.m. with the raising of the flag and placement of wreaths at the Town’s War Memorial by local Veterans.  

Shortly after this short ceremony, elected state and local officials, Milton Police and Fire Department Color Guards, the Auxiliary Fire Department and Milton’s scout troops will proceed to Milton Cemetery accompanied by the Milton High School marching band.  

The main ceremony at Milton Cemetery will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Welcoming remarks will be given by Milton’s Director of Veterans Services Kevin J Cook, Cemetery Trustees and local officials.  

Our featured speaker will be US Navy SEABEES Senior Chief Constructionman Senior Chief Petty Officer Dan Yaccarino, a native of Connecticut, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Quinnipiac University. In 2004 he relocated to Massachusetts, beginning his career in commercial construction in the Boston area and enlisted in the US Navy Reserves. He has been a resident of Milton since 2015. 

A roll call of all recently deceased veterans will be read as a tribute to the service of these men and women.   All residents, friends and family are cordially invited to attend the Memorial Day Observance.   

If it rains on Memorial Day, the ceremony will be held at the Council on Aging Building, 10 Walnut Street Milton MA.   

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Director of Veterans Services Kevin J Cook at 617-251-7767 or email at  kcook@townofmilton.org  

Memorial Day 2023