From left, Larry Schlittler, with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714; Jonathan Wolfel, with VFW Post 4714; Dennis Laury, with American Legion Post 353; and Peter Wlodek, with Catholic War Veterans Post 454, participate in a Northampton Joint Veterans Association Memorial Day service, held May 27 at Veterans Plaza, 14th Street and Dewey Avenue, Northampton.Press photos by Mike Luberti Jr. and Al
Tri-Community Band plays before a solemn crowd at a Memorial Day service May 27 at Allen Union Cemetery, Fourth and Main streets, Northampton. Musical selections included “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “Nearer, My God, to Thee” and “America the Beautiful.”
Sons of Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic Captain Theodore H. Howell Camp No. 48 members, wearing uniforms and caps of Union soldiers, stand at attention at the opening of the Memorial Day ceremony at the cemetery.
Gene Kutzler, with Celtic United Pipes & Drums, plays the bagpipes for the audience at the service at Veterans Plaza May 27. He also performed at the Allen Union Cemetery program earlier in the day.
Members of Northampton Joint Veterans Association prepare their rifles during the May 27 ceremony at the plaza.