December 22, 2021

National Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Gate of Heaven Cemetery 12-18-2021

Christmas News from Gate of Heaven Cemetery with Wreaths Across America 2021

Gate of Heaven Cemetery was 1 of over 3100 locations to participate in the 2021 National Wreaths Across America, on Saturday, December 18th, 2021.

With our outstanding Hamilton County Police Officers and Honor Guards; Bagpiper, Roger Loth; Taps, Ed Hughes; Sponsor and Volunteers from Clermont County Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol; Key Speaker, Commander of the Northeast Post 630 of the American Legion Blue Ash, Captain of the Marine Corps Vietnam, and Former Agent of the US Secret Service, James Meyers; Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Deacon Rick Gallenstein, Veteran of US Air Force Vietnam; US Army Veteran Steve Gehring, US Navy Veteran Joe Flaherty, US Air Force WWll Veteran James Spicer, US Coast Guard Veteran Dave Lahni and the American US POW/MIA Representative, Veteran from the US Army, Steve Wagner; Sponsor and Volunteers from L3Harris Technologies; Volunteers from Jones Lang LaSalle; numerous, wonderful volunteers from our parishes, and participants from our greater Cincinnati community; combined along with the Gate of Heaven Cemetery team, all made the ceremony a special, fulfilling “moment in time” to:

REMEMBER the Fallen. . .
HONOR those who Serve. . .
TEACH our children the value of Freedom

We sure hope to have more individuals, families, students, veterans, businesses, sponsors and volunteers to attend Wreaths Across America at Gate of Heaven Cemetery’s Veteran Garden 2022!

(Thank you photographers, John Wake and Northeast Post 630 American Legion of Blue Ash!)