Williams Township Memorial Observance

Katie Faubert

Williams Township residents will hold a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 6 pm to honor fallen heroes, living veterans, and active-duty service persons. The sunset ceremony will be held at the Williams Township Municipal campus, 655 Cider Press Rd. in Williams Township.

Barry Willever, a Vietnam veteran from Wilson Borough, will deliver the address. Michael Bryant, Williams Township Supervisor, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. The names of the Fallen Heroes whose names are engraved on the Memorial plaque will be read by Peter Thompson. Jess Murray, a senior township veteran, will be honorary wreath-layer.

The Community Recognition Award will be given to Ronald Hineline, Veterans Memorial Committee member and volunteer for many township organizations.  Also participating will be the Wilson Area High School Band, members of the Township’s scout troops, Pastor Paul Braden of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, the honor guard of the Marine Corps League/Northampton County Detachment, students from the Williams Township Elementary School, members of the Veterans Memorial Committee, and many individual citizens.

The community at large is most welcome to join this program of remembrance and gratitude, Attendees are urged to bring their own chairs.