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
Memorial Day Schedule
The Saturday before Memorial Day
8:00 a.m. Decorate the graves of Norwood's Veterans with American flags - Highland Cemetery
8:00 a.m. Memorial Service at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 549 Washington Street, Norwood
9:00 a.m. Lower American Flag to half-staff, Norwood Town Hall
9:30 a.m. Parade Groups muster at Old Parish Cemetery (the rear of 480 Washington Street)
10:00 a.m. Parade steps off - corner of Washington and Howard Streets to Highland Cemetery
11:00 a.m. Ceremonies and Observances at Highland Cemetery follow the parade