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CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, June 2 - June 8, 1995 - 19 Memorial Day observed With the backdrop provided by the Heniopen Senior Singers, Disabled American Veterans, Rehoboth Beach Chapter 8 and Unit 8, held its annual Memorial Day observance Tuesday, May 30, in Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton. The cemetery provided a colorful and purpose- ful setting as American flags dotted the graves of the many fallen comrades buried there. Pic- tured above, from left, Unit Commander Dorothy Pedicone and Commander Joseph F. Winies- dorfer listen as state Rep. John Schroeder (D-Lewes) addresses a crowd of about 20 people who gathered for the occasio The ceremony included the presentation of service flags rep- resenting each branch of the military, and the presentation of a U.S. flag in memory of John Lyons, a chapter member who died last year. Above, The Milton Middle School Marching Band performed the National Anthem, a Salute to the Armed Forces, Taps and America during the American Legion Post #20 Memorial Day Service in Milton on Monday, May 29. Seen here, from left to right in the foreground, are Lind. say King, MMS Band Director Ronna Ebeling and Avni Gohel leading the band in their salute. American Legion Post #20 in Milton Delaware holds its Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 29. At right, from left to right, during the placing of the wreaths cere- mony are Susan Whitbaek with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Margaret Rogers with the American Legion Auxiliary, Brenda Di- etrich with the Disabled American Veterans A,,llary and George J. Dietrich, com- mander of Post #20. Ed Moran of Rehoboth Beach VFW Post 7447 plays taps dur- ing the annual Memorial Day ceremonies held at the Band- stand in Rehoboth Beach. More than 200 people turned out for the service in honor of America's fallen veterans. Dottie Ahem, president of the Rehoboth VFW Post 7447 Ladies Auxiliary, and Bob Williams, senior vice commander of Post 7447, carry memorial wreaths to be placed at the com- memorative markers at Rehoboth's Bandstand. They are fol- lowed by Theresa and John Winiesdorffer of Disabled Ameri- can Veterans' Chapter 8. i  i, !' Carolyn Mitchell (1) of Rehoboth and Charlotte Kiley of Lewes were among those on hand to observe Memorial Day ceremonies at Rehoboth's Bandstand Tuesday, May 30. Kiley is a veteran of the Women's Army Corps. ' came to honor my husband, Lt. Col. Richard EL Kiley, who died 21 years ago. lie's buried in Arlington National Cemetery. That's where Ill be going someday, too:' Photos by Dennis Forney, Steve Hoenigmann and Kristen Seal