Glen Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary will host its annual Memorial Day celebration Monday, May 27. The event is free and open to the public. Retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Charlie Martoglio will serve as a keynote speaker. The event will also include an airplane flyover performed by pilots from Air Group One, cars on display from the South Bay Cruisers and a patriotic musical performance by the Choral Club of San Diego. Beginning at 9 a.m., arts and crafts and refreshments will be available for all attendees; the program begins at 10 a.m.
Glen Abbey is proud to sponsor the event in partnership with the Chula Vista Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Fleet Reserve Association Branch 61 and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association.
“We’re honored to be the final resting place of Robert Tyce, the first American to be killed at Pearl Harbor during the attack in December of 1941,” said Gabe Monroe, General Manager of Glen Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary. “Glen Abbey has long been dedicated to recognizing the veterans of our community.”
The event will be at Glen Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary, 3838 Bonita Road, Bonita.
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