Memorial Day service to beheld at Rural Cemetery

As has been tradition for many years, Oswego Town will present a special Memorial Day service at the town’s Rural Cemetery Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m.

The Reverend Richard Sivers, an Oswego Town native and now of the Dryden United Methodist Church, will be the guest speaker.

His topic will be “Echoes Through the Smokes of War. The names of many of the town’s deceased war veterans will be read.  Wreaths will be placed by the Walker-Spencer Tent Daughters of Union Veterans on the graves of Dr. Mary E,Walker, Elmina Spencer and Captain James Lee.

Both Walker and Lee are recipients of the Medal of Honor.

Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs. The cemetery is located off Route 104 West on Cemetery Road in Fruit Valley or off County Route 20 near Oswego Center.

The service is sponsored by the Oswego Town Historical Society.

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