The annual York County Memorial Day weekend ceremony is Sunday at 4 p.m at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York, located on U.S. 321 between York and Clover.
The names of all 214 members of the military killed in action from World War I through Iraq and Afghanistan will be read. York County’s monument with all those 214 names on it is at Lakeview cemetery.
Gold Star mothers of fallen veterans killed in combat will be honored.
In the most recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, York County’s Paul Neff, Pat Leach, T.J. Dudley and Kenneth Butler were killed in action.
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The event features speakers, music, and is free and open to the public. It is put on annually by the York County Veterans Advisory Council.
The annual Chester County Memorial Day ceremony will be 11 a.m. Monday in the foyer of the Chester County War Memorial building, 154 Main St. Chester High School ROTC will present the colors.
Local veteran will unveil the Memorial Monuments and place weaths.
The Chester County Marine Corps “Devil Dogs’ will place flags on the graves of veterans 10 a.m. Thursday in Memorial Gardens.
The event is sponsored by Chester County Veterans Affairs, American Legion Post 27, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19, United States Marine Corps League-Detachment 1161 and the Ladies auxiliaries.