Joe Stys, Don Kortan and Marty Stys of the American Legion joined Dean Osborne, Ken Monnin, Dave Groene and Dan Monak of the VFW to perform the Veteran’s Day honor guard duties at the Marblehead VFW Post 7572 on Monday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m. The Ladies Auxiliary honor guard consisted of Lilah Groene, Charlotte Shrock, Linda Osborne, Mary Ann Monak and Mary Goebel. Navy Petty Officer 5 Jennifer Kelly also attended the ceremony.
Commander Robert Peroni opened the ceremony by remembering our veterans and their sacrifices. Elaine Roth gave the opening prayer which was followed by Ladies Auxiliary President Debra Garrard’s recitation of the poem “The Final Inspection” written by Joshua Hilterbran. The event was closed with a prayer by Elaine Roth.
The men’s honor guard performed their duties and taps were played.
All participants and guests enjoyed Army Stew with French bread and butter which was prepared and served by the Ladies Auxiliary.