Several Memorial Day events were held across Berks County Monday to honor those who have given their lives for the country. In Reading, dozens gathered at City Park in a ceremony that included a wreath placing and playing of taps.

Memorial Day in Reading

The Borough of Wyomissing Parks and Recreation Department held their Memorial Day ceremony at Wyomissing Hills Memorial Park. Residents, community leaders, and Borough officials gathered together to honor the great men and women of our armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice. The ceremony included a wreath placing, music from Wyomissing School District students, the playing of taps, and a gun salute. Re-watch the entire ceremony:

Memorial Day in Wyomissing

The Leesport Area Historical Society held their Memorial Day ceremony at the Walter A. Pearson Memorial near the Leesport playground. The ceremony was attended by Berks County Commissioner Christian Y. Leinbach. The ceremony included a wreath placing, playing of taps, and a gun salute. Re-watch the entire ceremony:

Memorial Day in Leesport

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