The following programs are scheduled for Memorial Day weekend. If your program is not listed, please send information to

Carbon County

Summit Hill

American Legion Post 316 memorial service at St. Joseph's Cemetery, White Bear section of Summit Hill, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Summit Hill Memorial Day program at Ludlow Park will take place at 10 a.m. Monday.

The annual Summit Hill Memorial Day Parade will take place at 11 a.m. Monday.


Flag presentation, Navy Club at No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum on 9 Dock St., 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Jim Thorpe

Dolon-Jones-Martino American Legion Post 304 services include placing a memorial wreath, prayer, salute and taps.

Sunday at 8:30 a.m., Vietnam Memorial; 8:50 a.m., Civil War/World War II Memorial; 9:05 a.m., Korean War Memorial; 9:20 a.m., Liberties Monument; 9:35 a.m., Route 903 Bridge; 10 a.m., Christman's Cemetery; 10:30 a.m., Henning Cemetery; 11 a.m., Hickory Run State Park Cemetery; 11:15 a.m., St. Paul's Church (Albrightsville); noon, World War I Memorial; 12:15 p.m., World War II Monument (East Side).

Monday at 8:15 a.m., Immaculate Conception Cemetery; 8:45 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery; 9:10 a.m., St. Joseph's Cemetery; 10 a.m., Mauch Chunk Cemetery.


United Veterans Organization of Lehighton Memorial Day services:

West group: 9 a.m. Sunday, St. John's Church Cemetery, Mahoning Township; 9:45 a.m., rifle salute with taps at Zimmerman's Cemetery and Peter Nothstein grave site at Normal Square; 10 a.m., Ben Salem Church Cemetery, East Penn Township; 11 a.m. Dinkey Memorial Church Cemetery, Ashfield; 12:15 p.m. Packerton Cemetery; 12:30 Packerton Veteran's Memorial at Zion Lutheran Church, rifle salute with taps.

East group: On Sunday at 9 a.m. rifle salute with taps at Parryville Cemetery, Bunker Hill/Jewish Cemetery rifle salute with taps; 9:30 Long Run Cemetery; 10:15 a.m. Big Creek Cemetery, Franklin Township; 11 a.m. Franklin Heights Cemetery; noon, St. Matthew's Cemetery.

At 8:45 a.m. Monday, services at the Sgt. Stanley Hoffman Boulevard Monument; 8:55 a.m., rifle salute at Col. Weiss Monument; 9:05 a.m. at Gnaden Huetten Hospital; and at 9:15 a.m. at the Fireman's Monument.

The Lehighton Division will form at the borough annex at 9:15 a.m., services at the Catholic Cemetery at 9:45 a.m. Following the service the division will proceed to Mahoning Street via Third Street.

The Weissport Division Services, 8:45 a.m. at Sgt. Stanley Hoffman Boulevard Monument; 8:55 a.m., rifle salute at Col. Weiss Monument; 9 a.m., VFW Post #256; 9:10 a.m. at Mallard Market with the Lehighton Band; will form at 9:30 a.m. on Franklin Street at the Weissport Park. They will begin at the World War I and Ben Franklin Monuments in the park then proceed to Union Hill Cemetery for services. Following those services, en route to Third Street, a wreath will be tossed off the Weissport Bridge to honor the dead at sea.

Both divisions will meet in front of the borough annex at the Vietnam Veteran's Monument for the rifle salute with taps, then proceed to the Lehighton Cemetery for the main service.

Military personnel on active duty or retired or members of good standing of a veteran's organization are invited to participate in the services and should meet at the American Legion Post #314 Sunday and/or Monday at 8 a.m.


Palmerton's annual Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. Monday, beginning at Second Street and Delaware Avenue, and will be followed by services in the borough park.

Monroe County



Chestnuthill Township will begin its Free Concert Series from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Chestnuthill Township Park, Route 715, Brodheadsville.

The American Legion Post 927 Gilbert will hold a service at 11 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Route 209 and Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert.

Eldred Township

Eldred Township's Memorial Day ceremony, 11 a.m., Monday at the Veterans' Memorial at the township building in Kunkletown.

Polk Township

Polk Township, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Veterans' Memorial on Route 209, Kresgeville.

Schuylkill County



The Tamaqua 2014 Memorial Day Parade will be held 10 a.m. Monday. The parade will form in the last block of East Broad Street in the area of the former CVS and Maff Motors. Participants are asked to be there no later than 9:45 a.m.

Memorial Day Service

Tamaqua's 146th Annual Memorial Day Service, Odd Fellows Cemetery following the parade Monday at the Soldiers' Circle monument. In the event of rain, the Memorial Day service will be held at the Tamaqua Community Center at 125 Pine St. If the service is relocated to the community center, an announcement will be made as early as possible on the Facebook pages of the Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, the American Legion C.H. Berry, Post 173, and the American Legion Honor Guard. The announcement will also be made on WMGH.

Firemen's program

The 85th Annual Tamaqua Volunteer Firemen's Relief Association Memorial Service, 6 p.m. Sunday at St. John's Lutheran Church, East Mauch Chunk Street.


The United Veterans Organization of Coaldale services, 1 p.m. Sunday at the Seek Veterans Memorial, and 2:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Veterans and Women's Memorial, Third and Phillips streets.

Lehigh County


American Legion Post 16, Slatington, memorial services at outlying cemeteries, leaving the post home at 8 a.m. Sunday. The schedule is Williamstown, 8:10 a.m.; Jacksonville Cemetery, 8:40 a.m.; New Tripoli U.C.C. Cemetery 9:15 a.m.; Heidelberg UCC, 9:45 a.m.; Neffs Lutheran, 10:15 a.m.; Seventh Street Catholic Church, 10:45 a.m.; Fairview, 11 a.m.; Friedens, 11:15 a.m.; and Presbyterian, 11:45 a.m.

On Monday, the organization will leave the post home at 8 a.m. and head to Catholic Cemetery, Washington Street, 8:05 a.m.; Slatedale, 8:30 a.m.; Trout Creek Covered Bridge, 8:50 a.m.; and form for the parade at the post home at 9:30 a.m.

American Legion Post 16 will hold its 94th service at the Union Cemetery, Slatington, at 10:30 a.m.

In case of inclement weather the service will be held at Slatington Baptist Church, 509 Main St. Slatington, 10:30 a.m.