Islandia Village Honors its Veterans at Memorial Day Dedication

Allan Dorman (center, right), Mayor, Islandia Village, is joined in front of local war veterans and elected officials in front of the memorial after the village’s Memorial Day ceremony.
Allan Dorman (center, right), Mayor, Islandia Village, is joined in front of local war veterans and elected officials in front of the memorial after the village’s Memorial Day ceremony.
Allan Dorman (center, right), Mayor, Islandia Village, is joined in front of local war veterans and elected officials in front of the memorial after the village’s Memorial Day ceremony. Pictured with the mayor are (left to right): Leo Romeu, Joe Horton, Barney Dykes, Bob Auletti and Sal Scarlato, Korean War Veterans Association, Central Long Island Chapter; Gina Lekstutis, Co-Owner, Gina’s Enchanted Flower Shoppe in Islandia; New York State Senator Brian Foley; Suffolk County Legislator John Kennedy; Randy Schnittger, Vietnam Veterans of America, Suffolk County Chapter; Lee Zeldin, former Senior Vice Commander, VFW Post 8651 of New York and Iraqi War veteran; Frank D’Aversa, Vietnam Veterans of America, Suffolk County Chapter; and Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore.

On May 29, the Village of Islandia held a Memorial Day ceremony in the Veteran’s Memorial Triangle, at Old Nichols Road and Johnson Avenue. The event opened with an invocation, and was followed by a wreath ceremony.

Islandia Village Mayor Allan Dorman, a Vietnam veteran, addressed members from the local chapters of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Korean War Veterans of America and the Vietnam Veterans of America and local elected officials. Gina’s Enchanted Flower Shoppe in Islandia graciously donated the flowers for the ceremony.


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