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Exeter RI Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Exeter Rhode Island 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 Exeter RI.

Dedication celebrations are scheduled for May 15 2022.

Site location:

301 South County Trail
Exeter, RI 02822

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

Groundbreaking ceremony update

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Exeter RI Gold Star Families Memorial Monument took place on October 20, 2019.

Regina Roberts, Sharon Serio-Valente and Lynn St.Germain Lundh (Project Co-chairs) as well as Ron Gill and Ed Roberts are the Honorary Board/Committee 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

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Committee Members
Jamie DePaola
Peter DePaola
Donna Coutu
Ron Gill
Ed Roberts
Regina Roberts (co-Chair)
Sharon Serio (co-Chair)
Lynn StGermain Lundh (co-Chair)
Dee Rothermel: Community Outreach Coordinator

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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