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Berlin Connecticut—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Berlin Connecticut Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Berlin Connecticut.

A dedication celebration is scheduled for April 23 2022.

Site location:

Berlin Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Way
Berlin CT 06037

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication celebrations.

Gary Roy and Marianne Mihalyo (Co-Chairmen) are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Members
Gary Roy
Marianne Mihalyo
Committee Members

Vincent Thomas
WWII, US Navy Veteran and Iwo Jima Survivor
Peter Galgano
Vietnam, US Marine Corps Veteran and Berlin Veterans Commission
Helen Keiser-Pedersen
President of the Connecticut Department of the American Gold Star Mothers
Charles Colaresi
Vietnam, US Marine Corps Veteran and Berlin Veterans Commission

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission to honor and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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