REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the St. John's Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at St. John's 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 St. John's Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
What's Your Why? Volunteer Spotlight on Isabella Heinbaugh-McCroskey and Donna Heinbaugh
A lot of Isabella’s involvement with Wreaths Across America has been in preparing for Wreath Day, and that volunteer effort has proved quite educational for them and their community....
Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Johnny Chestnut with Saddle Creek Logistics Services
It’s important to teach our children and grandchildren about where our freedom comes from, and if it were not for those veterans, who knows where we’d be right now. I have four grown sons, and they make it a priority to get off work and lay wreaths with us. My wife's involved, and It’s become a family affair....
by Jody Hart for Edwin DiStefano, Army, Sergeant Tech 4, Served From 1942 to 1945, Born 06/07/21, Passed On 07/19/88, Honored by St. John's Cemetery
by Jodey Clements for Joseph Serra, Army, Tech T/5, Served From 1942 to 1945, Born 06/02/20, Passed On 08/02/00, Honored by St. John's Cemetery
St. John's Cemetery
Erie Boulevard E.
Rome, NY 13440
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 InstructionsThere 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 St. John's 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.
- 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.