So Proudly They Served
For the 2nd year in a row, it rained on Westport’s parade.
But a standing-room-only crowd gathered at Town Hall, for a moving ceremony honoring all who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Gathered quietly among them were many some of the many Westporters who served — and still serve — our nation.
We thank them all. We would not be here today without them.
Grand marshal Ed Vebell recounted stories as an illustrator behind World War II enemy lines.
Bill Vornkahl has organized Westport’s Memorial Day celebrations for the past 47 years.
Leonard Everett Fisher
Bill Delgado and Geoff Gillespie (active)
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