Remembering service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Franklin Square


Neighbors throughout Franklin Square and surrounding communities came together to honor military service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice on May 27.

The annual Memorial Day Parade in the square included organizations throughout the community such as the Community League of Garden City South, Franklin Square Civic Association, America Lodge 2245 Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, Knights of Columbus Twelve Apostles Council 5001, Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department and more.

Parade Grand Marshal Raymond Diaz Sr. led the community from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2718 through town to Rath Park where a ceremony was held to commemorate and honor the sacrifices made by soldiers from across the nation.