Memorial Day in New Britain

New Britain honored veterans on the traditional Memorial Day, especially those who gave their lives, with ceremonies around the city, and then celebrated the community with the annual Memorial Day parade.

Parade Grand Marshal Peter Spano. Frank Gerratana photo.

The New Britain community carried on its long tradition of observing Memorial Day on its traditional date of May 30th. Separate memorial ceremonies at war many memorials throughout the city, reading the names of those who made the ultimate sacrifice and remembering where they fought and what they did.

Frank Gerratana photo.

In the evening, many people came together for the annual parade, honoring veterans groups and celebrating with school bands, sports organizations and elected officials representing New Britain.

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

State Rep. Peter Tercyak (D-26), Ald. Richard Reyes (D-AL), Ald. Aram Ayalon (D-3), Ald. Iris Sanchez (D-3), Ald. Eva Magnusnewski (D-AL), Democratic Lt. Gov Candidate Eva Bermúdez and Yvonne Muniz, Frank Gerratana photo.

 

State Sen. Terry Gerratana (D-6). Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Police Chief James Wardwell. Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Fire Chief Raul Ortiz. Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

CCSU President Zulma Toro. Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.

 

Frank Gerratana photo.