The Department of Veteran Services coordinates the Memorial Day ceremonies. It begins with placing American flags on graves of Norwood Veterans the Saturday before Memorial Day. Volunteers are welcome and are asked to contact the Veterans' Officer at 781-762-1240.
The ceremonies on Memorial Day begin with a service at Saint Catherine of Siena Church. The flag on the Town Common is then placed at half staff.
Ceremonies are held at the Old Parish Cemetery, after which a parade is held. Ceremonies are then conducted at Highland Cemetery.
Roll of Honor
2018 Memorial Day Schedule
Saturday, May 26, 2018
8:00 a.m. Decorate the graves of Norwood's Veterans with American flags - Highland Cemetery
Monday, May 28, 2018
8:00 a.m. Memorial Service at St. Catherine of Siena Church
9:00 a.m. Flag raising at Town Common
9:30 a.m. Ceremonies at Old Parish Cemetery (the rear of 480 Washington Street)
10:00 a.m. Parade steps off - corner of Washington and Howard Streets
Ceremonies at Highland Cemetery follow the parade