DOWNEY - Memorial Day will be celebrated at the Downey Cemetery with a public ceremony May 27 that starts at 11 a.m.There will be a wreath laying, a rifle salute by American Legion Post 270 and the playing of "Taps." Cemetery district trustees will also give remarks. The ceremony is expected to last about one hour. Visitors should park at the Green Line parking lot on Lakewood Boulevard and take a free shuttle to the cemetery. For more details, call Lorena Arellano at (562) 904-7223.
********** Published: May 9, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 04