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Flag Retirement Ceremony


Come experience an American tradition…

The Catholic Cemeteries Association will be hosting a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1pm.

This brief ceremony will include the ceremonial burning of one American flag. Attendants may also bring tattered, worn, or faded American flags to be collected and properly retired at a later date.

The ceremony will take place at:
Calvary Cemetery
10000 Miles Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44105

Unable to attend the ceremony?

The Catholic Cemeteries Association accepts flags in need of retirement year-round. We ask that you drop off your flag(s) at one of our eight offices during normal business hours - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm ET:

For more information please email Bob DeJohn at bdejohn@clecem.org


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