Marching Angels (Canada)

Sarnia, ONT Canada
Founded: 1961

Inactive Junior

CORPS Photos

The Marching Angels was a junior all-girl marching and maneuvering corps based in Sarnia, Ontario. The corps was known as "Canada's Sweethearts."

The corps was owned and operated by Bill and Annette Mann for its entire life of 1961 to 1980. A family affair, the owners' son Brian was acting as the corps' equipment manager when he was only ten years old.

The Angels was blessed with exceptional rolling stock for a corps of its size, with two large highway busses and an equipment truck, all emblazoned with the corps' logo.

[Brian Mann]
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""The Marching Angels" Trumpet & Drum Corps, Sarnia, ONT.
The Sarnia Marching Angels were organized in January 1962. Since that time the "Angels" have marched into the hearts of thousands of American and Canadian people to become known as "Canada's Sweethearts".
Their repertoire for 1966 includes such favorites as "The Angels Sing", This Could Be the Start of Something Big", "Everybody Loves Somebody", "What Kind of Fool Am I", "Don't Blame Me", "Trumpeters Lullaby", "Sing Sing Sing", "Look Homeward Angel", My Prayer", "Abide With Me", "My Beloved", "Downtown", and I'll Be Seeing You"."

[From the Saturday, September 3, 1966 Norm Perry Park Cavalcade of Music presented by Sarnia's Marching Angels Program.]

Members (2)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Serratore, Anita Bugal Section 1969 to 1976
Thompson, Bernardine baritone 1967 to 1969
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