Wreaths Across America 2019

This year on National Wreaths Across America Day (observed Saturday morning, December 14, 2019), Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, will need to fund and place over 16,000 wreaths to honor all of our veterans and military families who rest there. Everyone must play...

Memorial Day Observance, May 25, 10 a.m.

Memorial Day will be observed at Georgia National Cemetery on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Assembly Area (across from the POW/MIA flag pole). The Cemetery’s Advisory Council has coordinated a dignified morning of activities commencing at 10 a.m. which are free...

Wreaths Across America draws largest crowd ever

Saturday, December 15, 2018 was a special day at the Georgia National Cemetery, as wreaths were laid at the foot of every headstone and in front of each columbarium wall in less than half an hour. The many hours of planning and execution by the GNC staff and...

Auction Raises $2,200 for Carillon Project

On May 20, Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation sponsored a spaghetti dinner and silent and live auctions at the American Legion Post 304 in Acworth, Georgia.  The dinner and auctions were a fundraising event in support of the GNCAC’s project to erect a carillon...

Georgia National Cemetery Honors Vietnam Veterans

Canton, Georgia – March 25, 2017 – In a celebration and commemoration of veterans of the Vietnam era, three of their own — Ginny Dornheggen, John Blairs, and Steve Masak — spoke to a crowd of nearly 200 attendees. See above for scenes from the...

Honoring Vietnam Vets on March 25

The Georgia National Cemetery was established as a resting place of honor for veterans of all wars and their families. In that vein, a ceremony recognizing Vietnam veterans will be held on March 25, 2017, beginning at 11:00 a.m. If you are a Vietnam veteran, please...