Sunday’s Fairview Cemetery Walk will honor Red Cross


GALION — This year’s Historic Cemetery Walk will celebrate the accomplishments of individuals who have been involved with the Galion Red Cross since its inception on June 2, 1917.

Nancy Green will portray Pat Wittibslager and Cathy Moneysmith will portray Margaret Murphy.

Those two were long-time Red Cross executive directors in Galion.

Other Red Cross volunteers also will be portrayed.

There will be several tours on Sunday, June 11, with start times as follows:

  • 1:00 – Bicycles ride through the Cemetery to hear the actors;
  • 1:15 – Two walking tours;
  • 1:30 – Two walking tours;
  • 1:45 – Two walking tours;
  • 2:00 – Actors will come to you – for Senior Citizens and those with walking difficulties.

Also on Sunday, the Kopp Crypt will be open and Galion’s Mike Mateer will be on hand to share information about some of his relatives that are buried there.

Donations gratefully accepted and will go toward future programs. Parking is limited at Fairview Cemetery, site of the Walk, so carpooling is recommended. Also, use the south entrance of the cemetery.

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Nancy Green will portray former Red Cross executive director Pat Wittibslager on Sunday at the Cemetery Walk at Fairview Cemetery.

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Nancy Green will portray former Red Cross executive director Pat Wittibslager on Sunday at the Cemetery Walk at Fairview Cemetery.

Courtesy photo

Cathy Moneysmith will portray former Red Cross executive director Margaret Murphy on Sunday at the Cemetery Walk at Fairview Cemetery. The action starts at 1

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Cathy Moneysmith will portray former Red Cross executive director Margaret Murphy on Sunday at the Cemetery Walk at Fairview Cemetery. The action starts at 1

Margaret Murphy, Pat Wittibslager will be portrayed in Fairview Cemetery program

 

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