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

Welcome to Estero Island Chapter DAR's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony),  Estero Island DAR will be helping to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes at the Bonita Springs Historic Cemetery.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring wreaths for these veterans.  Your wreath may be sponsored "In Memory Of" a loved one, regardless the time or location of Service or where they are interred.

Thank you so much for supporting the Estero Island Chapter DAR 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.

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National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of Three Million Sponsored Veterans’ Wreaths at over 4,225 Participating Locations Across the Country

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In Memory Of
by Arlene Pulner for Ard Woodward, Army, Honored by Lee County Cemeteries

Ard Woodward, my uncle, for his service in the Korean War and Vietnam War.

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In Memory Of
by Judith Weil & Robert Weil for John W Pietrykowski, Navy, Lt., Honored by Lee County Cemeteries

Check out 106 "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
Click here for the Lee County Cemeteries Page

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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


Our Locations

FLFMMG - Lee County Cemeteries

Welcome to our Strength n Honor page and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 18, 2021. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers.