Optimists of Puslinch organized Remembrance Day ceremony at cenotaph

Remembrance in Puslinch – The Optimists of Puslinch organized the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Puslinch cenotaph. Michael Marinovic, chair of the Remembrance committee, noted that the cenotaph in Puslinch turned 100 this year.

Rev. Jane Swatridge lead a prayer and Rev. Deborah Deavu recited a passage from In Flanders Fields. Puslinch Mayor James Seeley read the names of the local war dead.

A few dozen people observed the service either in or beside their cars. Local firefighters hung a Canadian flag from the top of a ladder truck and about a dozen firefighters were in attendance. Two transport trucks pulled off Hwy. 6 and the drivers got out to observe as well.

Piper Robin Aggus, and Robert Phillips on trombone, said when they heard the committee was planning on using recorded music, they offered to play in person.

The cenotaph in Puslinch turned 100 this year.