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

Welcome to the Lee County Cemeteries's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at the following locations.

Fort Myers Memorial Gardens -1589 Colonial Blvd - Ceremony begins at 12 noon. Wreath placement AFTER the ceremony.

City of Fort Myers - 3200 Michigan Ave - Ceremony begins at 12 noon. Wreath placement will take place BEFORE ceremony starting approximately 9:30am

Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park - 12777 FL-82 - Ceremony begins at 12 noon. Wreath placement will take place BEFORE ceremony starting approximately 9:30am

to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Lee County Cemeteries and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

The Mobile Education Exhibit's Schedule

Visit the Mobile Education Exhibit in your community!

The Maine Association of Broadcasters Announces Partnership with News Radio WGAN and Wreaths Across America on New Veteran Program

“The Maine Veterans Spotlight” will debut on News Radio 98-5 FM, AM 560 and online at www.wgan.com.

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In Memoriam
by STACIA M FEATHERSTON for William T. White III, Army, Honored by Lee County Cemeteries

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In Memoriam
by Marilu Husman-Woodford for Gerald Husman, Navy, Honored by Lee County Cemeteries

Check out 288 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

FLFMMG - Lee County Cemeteries
1589 Colonial Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33907, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Kristi Schira, Brett Schira

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding any one of our locations. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Lee County Cemeteries. We support three locations within Lee County and welcome volunteers at all of them. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Our locations include:

Fort Myers Memorial Gardens - 1589 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park - 12777 FL-82, Lehigh Acres, FL 33973

Fort Myers Cemetery - 3200 Michigan Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33916


Local Groups Supporting Us

FL0427P - American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. Southwest Florida Chapter

Welcome to FL0427P - American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. Southwest Florida Chapter! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Lee County Cemeteries and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

FL0421P - Military Support Program of Lee Health

Welcome to FL0421P - Military Support Program of Lee Health! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Lee County Cemeteries and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

14 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.