After 79 years, Peabody WWII vet finally honored

From left, Joseph Silva, Bob Sousa, Mayor Ted Bettencourt and Steve Patten pose in front of the World War II Memorial which now bears the name of Joseph Philip Sousa, Jr. (Anne Marie Tobin)
PEABODY — The city of Peabody has always taken a great deal of pride in the contributions of its many military veterans when they are honored on Veterans Day. This year’s COVID-19 modified ceremony had an added twist  that was 79 years in the making — the addition of a new name to the World…

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