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PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDRalph and Kim Wilhide, former Fogelsville residents now living in Kutztown, brought Greta along to celebrate the Fogelsville Memorial Day ceremony. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDRalph and Kim Wilhide, former Fogelsville residents now living in Kutztown, brought Greta along to celebrate the Fogelsville Memorial Day ceremony. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Pastor Nelson Quinones from St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fogelsville, led the Memorial Day ceremony at the cemetery. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Pastor Nelson Quinones from St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fogelsville, led the Memorial Day ceremony at the cemetery. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Boy Scout Troop 72 members Ben Griffith, holding the Marine Corps flag, and Cayden Coyle, holding the P.O.W. flag, took part in the Fogelsville Memorial Day ceremony. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Boy Scout Troop 72 members Ben Griffith, holding the Marine Corps flag, and Cayden Coyle, holding the P.O.W. flag, took part in the Fogelsville Memorial Day ceremony. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDBoy Scout Troop 72 flag bearers Robert Clapham, Cole Poniktera and Khris Hackbarth helped maintain the dignity of Memorial Day at the ceremony at Fogelsville Cemetery. Additional photos appear on page A16. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDBoy Scout Troop 72 flag bearers Robert Clapham, Cole Poniktera and Khris Hackbarth helped maintain the dignity of Memorial Day at the ceremony at Fogelsville Cemetery. Additional photos appear on page A16. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Ralph Conrad, senior vice commander with Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282 places a memorial wreath on the memorial statue in the Fogelsville Cemetery. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Ralph Conrad, senior vice commander with Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282 places a memorial wreath on the memorial statue in the Fogelsville Cemetery. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Cub Scouts Troop 72 members Adam Griffith and Noah Griffith join Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282 Commander Bill Richards for a presentation at the statue. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Cub Scouts Troop 72 members Adam Griffith and Noah Griffith join Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282 Commander Bill Richards for a presentation at the statue. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Members of the choirs of St. John’s Lutheran Church and St. John’s UCC, Fogelsville, sang at the Fogelsville Memorial Day ceremony. Sue Roth, Marilyn Roth, Janet Grim, Carol Moyer, Donna Kressin, Alice Menardi and Peggy Kriebel were on hand to share their musical talents. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Members of the choirs of St. John’s Lutheran Church and St. John’s UCC, Fogelsville, sang at the Fogelsville Memorial Day ceremony. Sue Roth, Marilyn Roth, Janet Grim, Carol Moyer, Donna Kressin, Alice Menardi and Peggy Kriebel were on hand to share their musical talents. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
A rifle volley was fired by members of the Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282, Breinigsville, Jeremy Reichard, Elias Medina, Angel Mendez, Barry Horah, Lee Meckes and Russel Strouse prepare to give the 21-gun salute at the ceremony. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography A rifle volley was fired by members of the Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282, Breinigsville, Jeremy Reichard, Elias Medina, Angel Mendez, Barry Horah, Lee Meckes and Russel Strouse prepare to give the 21-gun salute at the ceremony. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Fogelsville churches, VFW honor fallen heroes

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Residents of Fogelsville attended a Memorial Day ceremony at the Fogelsville Cemetery to remember those who have fallen protecting the United States during its many wars.

The ceremony was led by Pastor Nelson Quinones of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fogelsville.

Members of Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282, Breinigsville, honored their fallen comrades with prayers, brief speeches and a rifle volley.

Scouts from Troop 72, Fogelsville, were flag bearers.

A combined women’s chorus from St. John’s UCC and St. John’s Lutheran churches sang “Taps.”