Memorial ceremony Thursday in Butte for residents lost to COVID-19 | Local

Alonzo Osche

The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department will conduct a memorial ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, for the 90 county residents who have died due to the COVID-19 virus. The ceremony will be led by Butte parish priest, Father Patrick Beretta, on the lawn just south of the Health Department building, 25 W. Front St.

“We have lost 90 beautiful souls to the COVID-19 event, and we wanted to note that in a meaningful way,” Health Officer Karen Sullivan said Friday.

Just prior to the ceremony, 90 white flags representing each resident who has died will be placed on the

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