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

Welcome to the PA Soldiers & Sailors Home 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at PA Soldiers & Sailors Home 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. The Ceremony will begin at Noon in the cemetery with wreath laying to immediately follow. Please email Ken at KVYBIRAL@PA.GOV if you plan on volunteering at this year’s event.

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 PA Soldiers & Sailors Home 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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This unique museum on wheels could be coming to your hometown to help honor local veterans and teach the community!

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In Memory Of
by Brenda H. for William A Shafer, Air Force, Honored by PA Soldiers & Sailors Home

Lt Col William A Shafer II Civil Air Patrol former Commander of Erie Composite Squadron 502 1944-2023

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In Honor Of
by Brenda H. for Jonas Royer, Army, Honored by PA Soldiers & Sailors Home

In honor of Jonas B Royer, wounded at the Wheatfield, Gettysburg, July 3 1864.

Check out 37 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

PASASH - PA Soldiers & Sailors Home
560 East 3rd Street
Erie, PA 16507, United States

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

Ken Vybiral

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 PA Soldiers & Sailors Home . 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.

Local Groups Supporting Us

MD0048P - American Heritage Girls Troop MD0134

Welcome to our American Heritage Girls Troop MD0134 Wreaths Sponsorship page! Our Sponsorship Group is proud to support Arlington National Cemetery - where your wreaths will be laid - and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home - where we volunteer. 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!

PA0473P - Civil Air Patrol Erie Composite Squadron 502

Welcome to Squadron 502! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support PA Soldiers and Sailors home 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!

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