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DAY OF HONOR

Families, veterans and residents honor the fallen

  • Francestown Memorial Day parade, led by bagpiper Roy Pywell, a retired Pipe Major in the British Army and Antrim resident, marches down 2nd N.H. Turnpike South. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

    Francestown Memorial Day parade, led by bagpiper Roy Pywell, a retired Pipe Major in the British Army and Antrim resident, marches down 2nd N.H. Turnpike South.

    (Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

  • Francestown Elementary School students marched with local veterans to participate in Francestown's Memorial Day services. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

    Francestown Elementary School students marched with local veterans to participate in Francestown's Memorial Day services.

    (Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

  • Veterans Arthur Allison of Antrim and Steve Roy of Bennington represented the Marine Corps and the U.S. Army during Francestown's observance of Memorial Day. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

    Veterans Arthur Allison of Antrim and Steve Roy of Bennington represented the Marine Corps and the U.S. Army during Francestown's observance of Memorial Day.

    (Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

  • Sgt. Rihard Robert of Francestown, a current member fo the U.S. Army National Guard, carries the United States Army flag in Francestown's Memorial Day Parade on Friday afternoon. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

    Sgt. Rihard Robert of Francestown, a current member fo the U.S. Army National Guard, carries the United States Army flag in Francestown's Memorial Day Parade on Friday afternoon.

    (Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

  • Selectman and veteran Scott Carbee places a wreath next to the grave in a local cemetery dedicated to the unknown dead on a rainy Friday afternoon, as the town pays tribute to their veterans and serving soldiers during the town's annual Memorial Day parade.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

    Selectman and veteran Scott Carbee places a wreath next to the grave in a local cemetery dedicated to the unknown dead on a rainy Friday afternoon, as the town pays tribute to their veterans and serving soldiers during the town's annual Memorial Day parade.

    (Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

  • Francestown Elementary student Ethan Marony, 7, of Francestown, plants a geranium at a grave for the unknown dead during Francestown's Memorial Day parade on Friday afternoon. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

    Francestown Elementary student Ethan Marony, 7, of Francestown, plants a geranium at a grave for the unknown dead during Francestown's Memorial Day parade on Friday afternoon.

    (Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

  • Lya Seppanen, 16, of Temple, plays "Taps" to conclude the Francestown Memorial Day observances.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

    Lya Seppanen, 16, of Temple, plays "Taps" to conclude the Francestown Memorial Day observances.

    (Staff photo by Ashley Saari)

  • Francestown Memorial Day parade, led by bagpiper Roy Pywell, a retired Pipe Major in the British Army and Antrim resident, marches down 2nd N.H. Turnpike South. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)
  • Francestown Elementary School students marched with local veterans to participate in Francestown's Memorial Day services. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)
  • Veterans Arthur Allison of Antrim and Steve Roy of Bennington represented the Marine Corps and the U.S. Army during Francestown's observance of Memorial Day. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)
  • Sgt. Rihard Robert of Francestown, a current member fo the U.S. Army National Guard, carries the United States Army flag in Francestown's Memorial Day Parade on Friday afternoon. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)
  • Selectman and veteran Scott Carbee places a wreath next to the grave in a local cemetery dedicated to the unknown dead on a rainy Friday afternoon, as the town pays tribute to their veterans and serving soldiers during the town's annual Memorial Day parade.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)
  • Francestown Elementary student Ethan Marony, 7, of Francestown, plants a geranium at a grave for the unknown dead during Francestown's Memorial Day parade on Friday afternoon. <br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)
  • Lya Seppanen, 16, of Temple, plays "Taps" to conclude the Francestown Memorial Day observances.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Ashley Saari)
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