The National Wreaths Across America Event

The Historic Fountain Cemetery, 1121 Graham Street, Fountain Hill  will be hosting their 3rd Annual Wreaths Across America event on Saturday, December 15, at 12 Noon. Wreaths Across America, (WAA), is a national non-profit organization that partners with over 1,500 locations in the United States and beyond with placing a wreath on Every one of our veteran’s graves at Christmas time, with over 9,000 wreaths will be placed on graves in Normandy. The ceremony will include Pastor Jerry Kulp; guest speakers, Stephen R. Petres, Commanding Officer (Navy Operational Support Center, L.V.) and Marilyn Kelly-Cavotta, BS (Veteran Health Program); along with participation by Bethlehem America Legion Rifle Squad, Post #379; Bethlehem Marine Corps Color Guard Det. 284; George Van Doren, Bugler; Freedom High School Band Members; and Liberty High School Bagpipers. Local area Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts will assist in honoring and laying wreaths for over 300 veterans buried in the cemetery. If you would like to make a donation to support this cause or would like additional information, please call Ron Frankenfield at 610-867-0244.  


Information and photos provided to TVL by:

Sandy Engler
Family Services Coordinator
Cantelmi Funeral Home
1311 Broadway
Fountain Hill PA 18015-4043