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Volunteers place wreaths in gesture of respect

December 15, 2019 Digital Media Exclusive

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Noah Pallas, 11, of West Sunbury Boy Scout Troop 31 carries wreaths to the graves of veterans at the St. John's United Methodist Church outside of West Sunbury Saturday.

Members of West Sunbury Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troop 31, volunteers and veterans placed wreaths on veterans' graves at the St. John's United Methodist Church Cemetery Saturday as part of a National Wreaths Across America Day., A wreath-laying ceremony also took place at the same time in Butler's North Side Cemetery. One of the Butler organizers, Chuck Veazey, said 166 volunteers placed1,100 wreaths.

This is an excerpt from a story that appears in Monday's Butler Eagle.

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