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Memorial Day event to honor fallen heroes announced

Memorial Day events happening around Acadiana
Posted at 4:26 PM, May 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-17 17:26:53-04

There will be a Memorial Day event May 23 through May 25 from sunrise to sunset to honor the lives of Church Point residents who died while serving in Armed Forces.

The closing ceremony will be held May 25 at 6:00 pm.

The event will be held at the Church Point Depot and is hosted by VFW Post 9903 and American Legion Post 225.

There will be a display to honor the 21 fallen heroes (names below).

Andrus James Blanchard

Harold Raymond Comeaux

John Rodney Bergeron

Robert Bernard David

John Lyons

Bernard Young

Jules Benoit

Kermit LeJeune

Shelly Lafleur

LeRoy Frank

Levy Blanchard

Lolly Alfred Daugereaux

Leroy Miller

Joseph Bellard

Lucien Bellard

Wendell Guillory

Christopher Kelly

Albert Roy Horecky

Amos Boudreaux

Clement Thibodeaux

Allen Bellard

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