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City of Quincy: Memorial Day Parade & Ceremonies

Sponsors by: Quincy Veteran Services Department


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Jimmy Hui, President/Chief Executive Officer at The Jimmy Hui Foundation office is very pleased to announce that Mayor Thomas P. Koch, City Councilor President Kirsten L. Hughes, Veterans Director George Bouchard and the City of Quincy will be hosting their Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies to celebrate and honor of those brave men and women who have been served in the United States Military and lost their lives on the front lines while fighting the war overseas during the World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq War and Afghanistan War.

 

The Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 begins at 10:30 a.m. where the parade route will begin at the Quincy Credit Union: 100 Quincy Avenue to Hancock Street, to Coddington Street and to the Mount Wollaston Cemetery where the WWII podium.

 

The parade will rest at Quincy Square and wreaths will be placed on the tombs of John Adams and John Quincy Adams.

 

Attorney and Army Veteran Thomas Kiley will be a guest speaker on the WWII podium at the Mount Wollaston Cemetery. Mayor Thomas P. Koch will bring the Greetings of the City of Quincy. City Councilor President Kirsten L. Hughes will deliver her remarks for the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies.

 

The Annual Ceremonies are sponsored by the Quincy Veteran's Council on the behalf of the local Veteran's Organizations. George Bouchard, Graves Registration Officer, Veteran's Services is the Parade Chairman.

 

At 10:00 a.m., a short memorial service will be held at the Christ Church Burial Grounds on School Street. In the event of weather, the event will be rescheduled at 11:00 a.m. in the Quincy High School Gymnasium.

 

For more information about the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies event, please contact George Bouchard can be reached at (617) 376-1194 or e-mail: gbouchard@quincyma.gov with any questions or concerns.