The Salem MA Memorial Day Parade Schedule is as follows:
Sunday, May 29, 2023
- 10am - St. Mary’s Cemetery Ceremony
- 11am - P.L.A.V. Maritime Ceremony at Winter Island
- Noon - Memorial Mass at St. John Paul II of Divine Mercy Shrine on St. Peter Street
Monday, May 30, 2023
- 11am - Dedication of “Pelletier Square” to be held outside at the corner of Cabot and Gardener Streets in Salem Massachusetts
The Mayor and the Salem Veterans Council invite you to attend the annual Memorial Day ceremony to be held outside at the corner of Cabot and Gardner Streets for the dedication of a vertan square in honor of US Army PFC Rene "Pete" Pelletier. PFC Pelletier was killed in action during the battle of the Bulge around the town of Bastogne, Germany just 2 months before the end of WWII. Along with many family members, PFC Pelletier's sister will be in attendance to receive the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty.