Byline Stories - NewsShrewsbury Shrewsbury commemorates Memorial Day By Community Advocate - May 27, 2015 377 Facebook Twitter Email Copy Link By Joyce DeWallace, Contributing Writer The Kapustas, the Healds and their puppy Buddy, the O’Connors, the Gangars and the Samaras gather to watch the parade. Shrewsbury – Residents of all ages gathered to watch the annual Memorial Day commemoration, which included a parade, May 25. Photos/Joyce DeWallace Mina Bradley, who just turned 5, is surrounded by a sea of flags as she waits for the parade to start. Spectators line Main Street in front of the Heald and Chiampa Funeral Home, which decorated their lawn with many flags in honor of the Memorial Day ceremonies. The Shrewsbury Fire Department was followed by the Shrewsbury High School Band in the parade. All decked out in stars, stripes and polka dots, 7-month-old Gabrielle Gamache watches the parade with her grandmother Janet Dee Mulcahy. Mary Casey and her daughter, Catherine Rajwani, enjoy a relaxed morning in the Shrewsbury town center with 7-year-old twins Sam and Lucy as they view the Memorial Day activities.