MEMORIAL DAY PHOTOS: Pride and remembrance on display in Shelton parade

Members of the local Marine Corps League detachment on the Derby/Shelton Bridge.

Members of the local Marine Corps League detachment on the Derby/Shelton Bridge.

Veterans organizations, public safety departments, local schools, youth sports groups, civic and cultural organizations, and public officials were the participants in the 2014 Derby/Shelton Memorial Day parade. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

Cub Scouts from Pack 17 at Elizabeth Shelton School wave to spectators along the parade route.

Cub Scouts from Pack 17 at Elizabeth Shelton School wave to spectators along the parade route.

Showing pride in their country were parade onlookers Paul Ljungquist of Shelton, Ginny Colabella of Norwalk, and Tracy Fascio of Shelton.

Showing pride in their country were parade onlookers Paul Ljungquist of Shelton, Ginny Colabella of Norwalk, and Tracy Fascio of Shelton.

The Shelton Intermediate School band marches in the parade.

The Shelton Intermediate School band marches in the parade.

Public officials in the parade included, from left, Mayor Mark Lauretti, state Sen. Kevin Kelly and state Rep. Jason Perillo.

Public officials in the parade included, from left, Mayor Mark Lauretti, state Sen. Kevin Kelly and state Rep. Jason Perillo.

Jones Family Farms in Shelton was among the local entities participating in the parade.

Jones Family Farms in Shelton was among the local entities participating in the parade.

The Perry Hill School band performs in the parade.

The Perry Hill School band performs in the parade.

Members of the Shelton Police Department were near the front of the parade line-up.

Members of the Shelton Police Department were near the front of the parade line-up.

Robert and Denise Sura of Shelton wave American flags on Bridge Street during the parade.

Robert and Denise Sura of Shelton wave American flags on Bridge Street during the parade.

Members of the Shelton High School Pom Pons pose for a photo on the Derby/Shelton Bridge.

Members of the Shelton High School Pom Pons pose for a photo on the Derby/Shelton Bridge.

Onlookers position themselves on the Derby/Shelton Bridge in advance of the Memorial parade.

Onlookers position themselves on the Derby/Shelton Bridge in advance of the Memorial parade.

 

 

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