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Lorain County Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Lorain County Ohio 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 Lorain County OH.

Site location:

Historic Lorain County County House
308 2nd St.
Elyria Ohio 44035

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

David Root and James Hordinski 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
David Root
James Hordinski
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Committee Members
Alyssa Loman
Patricia Phillips
Susan J. Root

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.