“Erected And Dedicated In Memory Of All Who Have Served And To Those Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of Our Country In All Her Conflicts”
– By The Citizens Of The Town Of Colonie.  
 
 
 
 

Erected And Dedicated In Memory Of All Who Have Served And To Those Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of Our Country

Unveiling Ceremeny

Formal unveiling by Robert A. LaDuke, Town of Colonie Veterans Memorial Committee Chair and Town Supervisor Paula Mahan.The Town of Colonie Veterans Memorial was formally unveiled to the public on Tuesday, August 25, 2009. (Photos) The memorial, designed by Keith Buff of Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture & Engineering PC was unveiled by Robert A. LaDuke, Colonie Veterans Memorial Committee Chair and Colonie Town Supervisor Paula A. Mahan. After a rainout on August 21, 2010, the original unveiling date of the memorial, August 25, 2009 proved to be a beautiful day and well over 1,000 residents turned out for the event.

Ric Mitchell of B95.5 FM served as Master of Ceremonies and Michelle LaRock, Deputy Director of the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs was the Keynote Speaker.

Performances included a patriotic medley by Capitaland Chorus, the LaSalle Institute O’Donovan Drill Team and piper Officer Patrick Germaine of the Colonie Police Department. Taps was performed by Steven Stella of the Fort Crailo Yankee Doodle Band. Following the ceremony was a performance by the Electric City Chorus.

Wreath Laying

The Town of Colonie Veterans Memorial would not have been possible if were not for the hard work by the members of the Town of Colonie Veterans Memorial Committee. Thank you to all members, past and present for your generous contributions in all apects of this worthwhile project.

Town of Colonie Veterans Memorial Committee

Robert A. LaDuke, Committee Chairman

 

Mary E. Brizzell

David Carhart

Bob Chiesa

Dan Christian

Noonie Fortin

Jim Haas

Kevin Hicks

Bill Kearsing

John LaFalce

Lyn LaFalce

Supervisor Paula Mahan

Barbara Mahaney

Bill Marquart

Harvey Martel

Lou Mion

Kate Mooney

Kevin Morgan

Kathy Nardolillo

Peter Nardolillo

Ed Neary

Joe Pollicino

Melissa Shaw

Traci St. Denis

 

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Salute our Veterans

Town of Colonie

Veterans Memorial

The Crossings of Colonie
580 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, New York 12211

2019 Events

Memorial Day Ceremony
at the Veterans Memorial
Date: Wednesday May 22nd, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.

See Calendar for dates

History

The Town of Colonie Veterans Memorial was formally unveiled to the public on Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Goal

The goal is that the Town of Colonie Veterans Memorial will serve not only to remember and honor the Colonie veterans that served in the past but keep in our thoughts those serving today as well as serve as a reminder for future generations of the courage and sacrifice of all veterans.