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 - Memorial Day Observances Schemed Veterans...
Memorial Day Observances Schemed Veterans Groups Unile; Display Of Flaq Urged Memorial Day will be observed Wednesday by all veterans and patriotic organizations in El Paso. Gilberto Molinar, general chairman of Memorial Day services for the United American Veterans Organizations, reminded El Paso- ans that the U. S. Flag Code urges display of the American flag on that day. Disabled American Veterans will have individual services at City Hall Park at 9 a. m. To Raise Flag Willie Barraza Post will start the day by raising the flag on top of Mt. Cristo Rey, followed by Mass at San Jose de Cristo Rey. After breakfast members will proceed to the National Cemetery at Ft. Bliss, where they will have services. Yucca and Davis-Seamon posts will hold services at Restlawn Memorial Cemetery at 10 a. m. Combined services by all veterans organizations will be held at the Ft. Bliss National Cemetery at 11:20 a. m. Services will end at 12 noon with raising of the flag to full mast. To Lay Wreath Military and civilian dignitaries will attend the services. Presentation of colors will be made by the Loyola Legion of Ysleta, Laying of a wreath at the grave of a fallen soldier will be by Mrs. Helfon Marcus, mother of Cpl. Clement Marcus, who was killed in action on Luzon Island on March 30, 1945, while serving with the 161st Infantry. The memorial address will be delivered by Gus Blanche. "The public-is invited to attend these services and pay tribute to all our departed comrades that made the supreme sacrifice, to those who left widows, orphans and lone mothers and sweethearts waiting," Chairman Molinar said. Free Army bus tansportation will be available from the Armijo Park on Seventh avenue and from the west side of the City-County Building. The buses will return passengers to the same pickup stations after the services.

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  1. El Paso Herald-Post,
  2. 28 May 1962, Mon,
  3. Page 13

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