Thursday, May 27, 2021 / by Teresa DiPeso
Memorial Day is Monday, May 31. Featured is a listing of local Memorial Day Services to honor the citizens who have given their lives in service for our country. Take some time out of the busy holiday weekend and support those who have fought and who continue to fight.
Cape May County
Monday May 31, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
The 2021 County Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the Gerald M. Thornton Veterans Cemetery. Officiating will be Commissioner Director Gerald M. Thornton and Commissioner Jeffrey L. Pierson. The Civil Air Patrol and the Middle Township Navy Cadets will be assisting.
Cape May City
Monday, May 31st at 12:00 p.m.
Please join us on Monday, May 31st at Noon as we open Soldiers and Sailors Park, located at Gurney Street and Columbia Avenue, and honor those who have protected us. Immediately following the ceremony in the park, the Flotilla 82 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will present a flower boat launch on the Gurney Street Beach. For additional information, visit www.capemaycity.com or call 609-884-9565.
Monday May 31, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The annual Memorial Day ceremony will take place on the front lawn of American Legion Post 184, Wildwood to honor our nation’s fallen heroes. Service begins at 11 a.m. For more information call 609.522.3613.
Monday May 31, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
North Wildwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5941 and the City of North Wildwood will be honoring our fallen soldiers from every war on Memorial Day, Monday May 31, 2021 beginning at 10:00 AM at the North Wildwood Veterans Monument, Spruce and New York Aves. in North Wildwood. All are welcomed to join in remembering those who have fought for the many liberties we share as a nation today and every day. For more information call (609) 729-5832.
Stone Harbor Memorial Service for Fallen Heroes
May 31, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Located at Freedom Park 96th St & Seng Place in Stone Harbor, NJ 08247. For more information call (609) 368-4091.
Stone Harbor American Legion Post 331 Memorial Day Ceremony
May 31, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Located at American Legion Post #331, 1617 2nd Avenue in Stone Harbor, NJ 08247. Please visit stephencludlampost331.org for more information or call (609) 368-2294.
May 31, 2021, 9:00 a.m.
Memorial service located at the Veterans plaza in Avalon at 9:00 a.m. For more information call (609) 967-3936.
Sea Isle City
Monday, May 31, 2021 10:00am
Located at Veterans Park JFK Blvd. & Landis Ave. in Sea Isle City, NJ 08243. For more information call (609) 263-4461 x1245.
Monday, May 31, 2021, 11:00 a.m.
The City of Somers Point will hold a Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 31, 2021, 11:00AM at Patriots Park, Bethel Road and First St., Somers Point,NJ. Any questions, Please contact the Somers Point Mayor Office.
Monday, May 31, 2021, 11:00 a.m.
Ocean City’s annual Memorial Day ceremony starts at 11 a.m. at the Ocean City Tabernacle. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ, (609) 399-6111.
National Moment of Remembrance
Monday, May 31, 2021, 3:00 p.m. – 3:01 p.m.
Established by Congress asks Americans, wherever they are at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, to pause in an act of national unity for a duration of one minute. The time 3 p.m. was chosen because it is the time when most Americans are enjoying their freedoms on the national holiday. The moment of remembrance will take place on the Ocean City Boardwalk (5th Street -14th Street) as Greg Murphy of Buglers Across America sounds Taps to commemorate the moment.