Williamstown & Lancaster Remembrance Ceremonies

On November 6th, Remembrance parades were held in both Williamstown and Lancaster to honour our fallen soldiers from Glengarry. These ceremonies were held on the Sunday prior to November 11th to ensure everyone would have an opportunity to take part in this time of Remembrance. Below is a list of the wreaths that were laid to honour and remember our war dead.

Wreaths Laid at the Lancaster Cenotaph

SponsorLaid by
Government of Canada
MP for Stormont-Dundas & South Glengarry Mr. Guy Lauzon
Province of Ontario
MPP for Stormont-Dundas & South Glengarry Mr. Jim McDonell
United Counties of SD&G
Warden Jamie MacDonald
Township of South Glengarry
Deputy Mayor Frank Prevost
Silver Cross Parents
Richard and Claire Leger
Korean War Veterans
Mr. Elburn Duffy
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders
Hon Col Jim Brownell, CO LCol Christopher French and MWO Dan Hubley
Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Control & Operations (CFSACO)
CFSACO Hon Col Bob Chekan - School Cmdt LCol Steve Caron & School CWO Didier Pignatel
Branch 544 Royal Canadian Legion - Claude Nunney V.C.
Branch 544 President Mr. Bill Bresee
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Constables Gabriel Lemaire and Leona Raths
Ontario Provincial Police
Staff Sgt Cary Churchill & Detective Sgt Matt Eamer
In Memory of Armed Forces Personnel killed in Afghanistan
Richard and Claire Leger
In Memory of Fallen Comarades in Arms Canadian Army Veteran Motorcycle Unit Michel Joannette & John Kennedy
Air Cadet Squadron 253 - Lancaster Cpl K Leitch & Cpl B Poirier
South Glengarry Fire Services
A/Fire Chief Dave Robertson & D/Chief Mike Leger
1st Lancaster Scouts
Kids made their own wreath
Knight's of Columbus Council # 8715
Mr. Paul Poirier
St. Jonh's Anglican Church, St. Joseph's Parish, St. Andrews Presbyterian, Salem United, Knox-St. Andrews United & The Glengarry Outreach Seniors Services
Mr. Shawn McRae
Lancaster Masonic Lodge
Mr. David Noseworthy and Bretheren of the Lodge
Clan Donald Glengarry - Stormont
Darrel McDonell
In memory of Cpl Aime Periard - SDG Highlanders killed in the Netherlands April 4, 1945 and Pte Raymond Ganier, 1Bn RCR died from wounds in Korea
Mr. Frank Periard
In Memory of Lt Col - Dr. Donal Conway and Dr. Conway's two uncles KIA in France in WW I
MCpl Michael Conway
Glengarry News - In Memory of Canada's War Dead
On Behalf of all Veterans by Hon. Ed Lumley
Pre Laid
In Memory of the Fallen - Jean-Marc Viau & Family
Pre Laid
Bank of Montreal - Lancaster Branch
Pre Laid

 

Wreaths Laid at the Williamstown Cenotaph

SponsorLaid by
Government of Canada
MP for Stormont-Dundas & South Glengarry Mr. Guy Lauzon
Province of Ontario
MPP for Stormont-Dundas & South Glengarry Mr. Jim McDonell -
Silver Cross Parents
Capt. Andrea Harrison
United Counties of SD&G
CAO Tim Simpson
Township of South Glengarry
Mayor Ian McLeod
Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Control Operations (CFSACO)
CFSACO Hon Col Bob Chekan - School Cmdt LCol Steve Caron & School CWO Didier Pignatel
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders
Hon Col Jim Brownell, CO LCol Christopher French and MWO Dan Hubley
Branch 544 Royal Canadian Legion - Claude Nunney V.C.
Branch 544 President Mr. Bill Bresee
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Constables Gabriel Lemaire and Leona Raths
Ontario Provincial Police
Staff Sgt Cary Churchill & Detective Sgt Matt Eamer
In Memory of Fallen Comarades in Arms Canadian Army Veteran Motorcycle Unit
Michel Joannette & John Kenedy
Air Cadet Squadron 253 - Lancaster
FCpl W Dennison & Cpl S Petinicchio
South Glengarry Fire Services
A/Fire Chief Dave Robertson & D/Chief Martin Lang
St. Andrews United Church - Williamstown
Major Bill Chambré
Martintown Masonic Lodge
John Arksey
Knight's of Columbus Alex L. McDonald Council 11243
Financial Secretary - Robert Gravelle
St. Mary's Parish - Williamstown
St. Williams Parish - Martintown
Father Louis Groetelaars

In memory of W.J. Cattanach - Killed in WW I
Margaret Fraser
In Memory the Urquhart's family contribution in the service of their country in time of war
Austin Main - Eric's Great-Grandson (or Alison Main)
Clan Donald Glengarry - Stormont
Craig McDonell
In Memory of Hector D'aoust RCMVR
Lorenzo Casanova
In Memory of Moriston Grant - Killed in action in 1944
Mr. Steven Grant
In Memory of Private Hugh Munro
John-Hugh Munro
In Memory Glen Lafave & Jack Rattray
Tanya Flaro
St. Lawrence Valley Agricultural Society
Fair Board Director Tim Simpson
Williamstown Green Thumb Horticultural Society
Co-Presidents: Raylene Goulder & Susan Ramsey
Celtic Music Hall of Fame
David Anderson
Glengarry News - In Memory of Canada's War Dead