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

Welcome to the Newport Area Cemeteries (Island Cemetery) 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at Newport Area Cemeteries (Island Cemetery) 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 Newport Area Cemeteries (Island Cemetery) and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

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

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Volunteer

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

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Invite

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


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The greatest Father, Grandfather and Great grandfather the world has ever been blessed with. JOHN P FUREY Navy. You are missed and loved every moment of every day.
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Personal Message
by Amy Drozda Polmanteer
Thank you to all men and women that have served OUR country, you are why i live free.. There are no words to express my gratitude and appreciation for the unselfishness you have shown.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Newport Area Cemeteries (Island Cemetery) (RINPAC)
Aardvark Antiques
9 J T Connell Highway
Newport, RI 02840

750
750
266

Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:00 PM

Michael M.

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. 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 Newport Area Cemeteries (Island Cemetery) . 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.
  • Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
  • 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.

Local Groups Supporting Us

American Heritage Girls Troop RI0619 (RI0013P)

Welcome to American Heritage Girls Troop RI0619 (RI0013P)! Our troop is proud to support Newport Area Cemeteries (Island Cemetery) 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!

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Surface Navy Association-Newport (RI0006)

Welcome to Surface Navy Association-Newport (RI0006)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Newport Area Cemeteries (Island Cemetery) 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!

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