Elks Memorial Day Sevice

"Our Absent Chairs" of each Member we lost this past year.

In Memoriam..
"The clock of the day has stopped.
Across it's dial the motionless shadows mark the
hour of eleven...

Next Memorial Service will be
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00pm
Location 201 Harry Howard Ave.

Members # Members Name Date of Birth Initated Date Deceased Date
2226 Paul E. Lugert October 15, 1927 Janaury 2, 1957 December 5, 2013
2138 Harold J. Smith Sr November 23, 1925 October 19, 1953 December 12, 2013
2522 Joseph F. Davi June 13, 1927 Febuary 5, 1968 January, 3, 2014
3689 Edward (E.T.) Tkacy November 26, 1948 November 7, 1993 January 3, 2014
2279 John G. Sharpe March 24, 1930 September 02, 1958 January 8, 2014
3980 William B. Wrigley August 22, 1978 November 18, 2000 Janaury 24, 2014
2523 John Scalera June 22, 1923 Febuary 5, 1968 January 27, 2014
2902 Thomas L. Varelli January 2, 1936 June 9, 1974 April 23, 2014
2604 Stephen J. Zola, JR, PER January 3, 1949 Febuary 1, 1970 June 21, 2014
2686 Edward W. Smegoski December 28, 1924 Febuary 7, 1971 July 21, 2014
3840 Norine E. Allen December 23, 1936 Febuary 26, 2006 August 29, 2014
3371 Alfred L. Bartolotta January 15, 1962 November 4, 1984 September 8, 2014
731 Arthur F. Jennings January 18, 1924 January 17, 1954 September 18, 2014



"The Tablets of Love and Memory"



The following Members above have passed away since the last
Elks Memorial Day Service:

William P. Shaughnasey; E.L.K.
Chairperson Elks Memorial Day Service.


From 2013-2014 111th Elks Memorial Service

 

December 2, 2013

The beautiful traditional Elks Memorial Day Service was held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, by Hudson Elks Lodge 787 in the Lodge Room ...Once more the tolling of 11 strokes has revitalized and strengthened our memories. Once more we remember, each in our own way, the warm smile, the reassuring look, and the comforting touch of those held dear.

The 11 O'clock toast was given by William P, Shaughnasey, Exalted Ruler , the Secretary John H. Minners, PDD read the names of the 7 members who had passed during the year and Esquire Deb Minners, PER lit a candle in memory of each member. Rev. Ken Cottindton Trinity United Methodist Church gave both Invocation and Benediction for the Service, Rev Gerald Van Altyne From Hudson Correction Facility gave the address to a full room of Elks and their family and guests. Music was done by members Hudson High School Choir who sang 2 selections Rose M. Shaughnasey, PER read a special poem Thomas Fisher sang the Vacant Chair and You left me up. In attendance this year was Mayor William Hallenbeck Jr. of the City of Hudson.

We dedicate this, not as an hour of sorrow and despair, but one of hope and reverence; for , although we miss our members, ...By these services we rekindle the fires of memory and pay a just tribute of affection and honor to our members who have journeyed to the distant shores, said William P. Shaughnasey, Exalted Ruler as we opened the service. The dim lights in the room helped to brighten the area around the vacant chair for the annual Elks Memorial Day Service.

It is fitting that we as Elks, in the brotherhood of Elkdom, continue to honor those gone before us as "An Elk is never forgotten, never forsaken."

Sincerely ,

Daniel P. Shaughnasey, Leading Knight & Chairman

 

Memorial Book took 1st place in Grand Lodge for Lodges w/500 to 700 members. 02-03
Memorial Book took 2nd place in Grand Lodge with Lodges w/500 to 700 members. 03-04
Memorial Book took 3rd place in Grand Lodge with Lodges w/500 to 700 members. 04-05
Memorial Book took 3rd place in Grand Lodge with Lodges w/500 to 700 members. 05-06
Memorial Book took 1st place in Grand Lodge for Lodges w/500 to 700 members. 06-07
Memorial Book took 1st place in Grand Lodge for Lodges w/500 to 700 members 07-08
Memorial Book took 3rd place in Grand Lodge with Lodges w/500 to 700 members. 11-12

 

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