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Spring 2017 Events at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park

2017 Memorial Day Veterans Flag Ceremony

Veterans Flag Placing Ceremony

Saturday, May 6th, 9 AM

Beginning at 9 AM, there will be a welcome, and a short ceremony. Then Boy Scouts from Pack 352 in Salem, Virginia will mark each veteran’s grave with a flag.

Light refreshments will be available.

More Events:  Mother’s Day · Memorial Day · Father’s Day


Spring Extravaganza Events

We will be at the Cremation Cross area at Cedar Lawn on the dates below. Register online or at each event for the Spring Extravaganza drawing. Click here to learn more »

Everyone who stops by will get a free gift. Tours will provided to interested visitors.


Mother's Day 2017

Mother’s Day

May 12th – 10 AM – 4 PM
May 13th – 10 AM – 1 PM

2017 Memorial Day

Memorial Day

May 26th – 10 AM – 4 PM
May 27th – 10 AM – 1 PM

Father's Day 2017

Father’s Day

June 16th – 10 AM – 4 PM
June 17th – 10 AM – 1 PM

Enter Our Cedar Lawn 2017 Spring Extravaganza Drawing

Register now to save an additional $200 instantly off the pre-construction sale price of your personal cremation bench estate.

Cremation Cross & Garden of Devotion

There will be three separate drawings on the following dates:

MAY 15, 2017 · MAY 30, 2017 · JUNE 19, 2017

If you name is chosen, you will be contacted by phone to set up a time to receive your savings certificate. The winner may use our special interest-free payment option, available with an appropriate deposit on all pre-need bench estate.

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    New Memorial Garden for Cremation at A Memorial Garden for Cremation is Underway at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park

    Slideshow from the Dedication Ceremony of the Fair View Cemetery Veterans Plaza

    Dedication of Veterans Plaza at Fair View Cemetery
    November 11, 2015

    Veterans Plaza Dedication at Fair VIew Cemetery, Roanoke, VA, November 11, 2015

    Veterans Plaza at Fair View Cemetery Dedicated

    Veterans Plaza Dedication at Fair VIew Cemetery, Roanoke, VA, November 11, 2015

    The Veterans Plaza at Fair View Cemetery was dedicated on Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. The ceremony also commemorated the 125th anniversary of the cemetery.

    Veterans Plaza Dedication at Fair VIew Cemetery, Roanoke, VA, November 11, 2015

    Fair View offers free burial space on its grounds for any member of the U.S. Armed Forces in the Veterans Plaza.

    Veterans Plaza Dedication at Fair VIew Cemetery, Roanoke, VA, November 11, 2015

    The memorial bench designating the area has an inscription that reads:

    “In appreciation to all veterans and their families for your service and sacrifice.”

    Veterans Plaza Dedication at Fair VIew Cemetery, Roanoke, VA, November 11, 2015

    The cemetery has already accepted its first military burial, and the grave was marked in time for the 11 AM program.

    Veterans Plaza Dedication at Fair VIew Cemetery, Roanoke, VA, November 11, 2015

    Roanoke City Council member Bill Bestpitch attended on behalf of the City of Roanoke.

    Veterans Plaza Dedication at Fair VIew Cemetery, Roanoke, VA, November 11, 2015

    The plot of land Fair View has sectioned off has enough space for around 1,200 to 1,500 burial plots.
     

    Veterans Day, November 9, 2015

    Dedication of Veterans Plaza at Fair View Cemetery, November 9, 2015

    Every veteran deserves to be properly honored with dignity and respect. We recognize the sacrifice our soldiers and their families have made for our great nation. Come and honor our heroes.

    You are invited to the dedication of the Veterans Plaza at Fair View Cemetery.

    Veterans Day Dedication, 2015November 9, 2015, 11:00 AM
    3300 Melrose Avenue
    Roanoke, Virginia 24017
    Click here for directions >>

    Light refreshments to follow.

    Roanoke City Council member Bill Bestpitch will be in attendance.

    Other invited guests include: Roanoke mayor David Bowers, the Disabled American Veterans, and the William Fleming High School ROTC.

    Mother’s Day 2014 at Cedar Lawn

    We just celebrated a wonderful Mother’s day weekend. Sixty families pre-ordered the free flower bouquets we offered and placed them on their mothers’ gravesites.

    Mother's Day - Preparing the bouquets

    Preparing the bouquets offered at no cost to the families.

    Mother's Day 2014 - The bouquets are ready for the families

    The bouquets ready for the families to place on their mother’s gravesites.

    Families enjoyed the well-kept grounds, the peacefulness of the park, and the convenience of the location. We are grateful that we were able to play a part in helping so many families honor their mothers on this special day.

    Mother's Day at Cedar Lawn, 2014

    Families honored their mothers by placing the flowers on their gravesites, leaving a beautiful view.

    2014 Spring Events at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park Announced

    Cedar Lawn Memorial Park invites you to participate in our special spring holiday events:

    Easter

    Join us for our traditional Easter Sunrise Service on April 20, 2014 at 6:30 AM.

    Mother’s Day

    Receive our gift of a bouqet of mixed flowers for you to place on your mother’s grave for Mother’s Day. Please call our office by April 30th to place your order.

    Memorial Day

    Come by Cedar Lawn on Memorial Day to receive our gift of a flag for you to place on your family member’s grave. We’ll also be holding our annual Tent Sale.

    Father’s Day

    Receive our gift of a spray of mixed flowers for you to place on your father’s grave for Father’s Day. Please call our office by May 30th to place your order.

    Click here to print a brochure of all our spring events »