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Preview: Radnor Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

It is one of the biggest Memorial Day events on the Main Line and features many T/E organizations.

It is one of the biggest Memorial Day events on the Main Line and features many  T/E organizations. The Radnor Township Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 28 at 9:45 a.m. The parade will be followed by the Memorial Ceremony at the at the corner of Runnymede and South Wayne Avenues.

The events will take place rain or shine.

This year's Grand Marshal is Army Nurse Corps Col. Julia Paparella, (Ret.) B.S.N. Ed., M.S.Ed., M.S.L.S., RN, Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing at Villanova University.

Read a biography of Paparella here.

The speaker will be Lieutenent Colonel Shawn Phillips, USA (retired).

Ceremony Invocation will be by The Reverend W. Frank Allen, . The Benediction will be from Reverend Morgan McLean, .

The order of the parade march will be:

01 – Color Guard – Radnor Township Police Department

02 – Radnor Township Commissioners

03 – Congressman Meehan, State Senator Leach and State Representatives Adolph and Vitali

04 – Color Guard – Bateman Gallagher Post 668

05 – Bateman Gallagher American Legion Post 668

06 - Paoli American Legion Post 646

07 - Vietnam War Veteran

08 – Afghan/Iraq War Veterans

10 – Radnor High School Marching Band

11 – Radnor Township Educational Foundation

12 – Radnor High School Scholarship Fund

13 – Radnor Fire Company

14 – St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

15 – Sons of the American Revolution

16 –League of Women Voters of Radnor Township

17 – Francisvale Home for Small Animals

18 – Archbishop Carroll Marching Band

19 – Wayne Business Association

20 – Rotary Club of Wayne

21 – Wayne Lions Club

22 – Main Line Chamber of Commerce

23 – Kiwanis Club of the Upper Main Line

24 – Optimist Club of Rosemont

25 – Wayne Senior Center

26 – Surrey Services for Seniors

27 – Main Line Meals on Wheels

28 - Paoli Boy Scout Troop 1

29 – Antique Cars – Pre-World War II

30 – Valley Forge Chapter #2353 of AARP

31 - Main Line Interfaith Green Group

32 - Community Garden Club of Wayne

33 – Wayne Woods Garden Club

34 – Radnor Wayne Little League

35 – Radnor Historical Society

36 – Memorial Library of Radnor Township

37 – Neighborhood League Shops Foundation

38 – Main Line Irish American Community

39 – Antique Cars – Post World War II

40 – North Wayne Protective Association

41 – Childrens Heart Foundation

42 – Pals for Life

43 – Girl Scouts of Radnor Township

44 – Tredyffrin Valley Girl Scouts

45 – American Heritage Girl Scouts

46 – Cub Scout Pack 284

47 – Cub Scout Pack 111

48 – Cub Scout Pack 19

49 – Cub Scout Pack 47

50 – Cub Scout Pack 81

51 – Cub Scout Pack 113

52 – Boy Scout Troop 219

53 – Boy Scout Troop 652

55 – Mid-Atlantic Amateur Radio Club

56 – Radnor Town Watch

57 – Radnor School District Transportation

58 – Antique Cars – 60’s and later

65 – Bryn Mawr Fire Company

66 – Berwyn Fire Company

67 – Newtown Square Fire Company

68 – Valley Forge Military Academy

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