Past Community Events
Father’s Day Rose Ceremony Remembrance
4 p.m. Sunday, June 18, 2017
Uniquely inspiring, this hour-long program supports loss of parent, loss of child, and general loss. This is a free and family-friendly community event open to the entire public. MORE INFO
Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance
11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017
Honoring local veterans and the freedom of our nation, this family-friendly community event will also include the presentation of awards to the winners of our Youth Essay Contest. MORE INFO
Mother’s Day Memorial Butterfly Release
4 p.m. Sunday, May 14, 2017
The loss of a mother, child, or other loved one can make Mother’s Day a very sad time of year. In remembrance of those who touched our hearts and shaped our lives, we invite all members of our community to our Memorial Butterfly Release. MORE INFO
Youth Essay Contest
Entries Accepted: April 1-30, 2017
Open to all area middle and high school students, we hope our Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest will inspire young people in our community to learn more about the true meaning of this special day. All contest entries must be presented in a personal essay format with 500 to 525 words on the true meaning of Memorial Day. Six winners of this contest will share cash prizes totaling $1,600! MORE INFO
Fall Cemetery Cleanup
The Fall Cleanup at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens and St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park will began Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Be careful not to place any new decorations until the cleanup is completed. For more details, call the cemeteries directly: Chapel Hill at 574-674-5991 and St. Joseph at 574-272-6971.
Discount for Veterans Memorialized at Chapel Hill
Our veterans have served our country well, so we would like to return the favor by offering qualified veterans the opportunity to be memorialized at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens with a 25% discount. Contact our cemetery office by June 30, 2014 to receive the 25% Discount. NOTE: This offer has no cash value and is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Various financing terms are available. This offer is not valid on an opening-and-closing purchase or prior sales. The discount only applies to pre-arranged purchase. Exclusions to this offer may apply, please see your cemetery for details. Discount available where allowed by law.
Official U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony
Monday, Nov. 11, 2013
Please join us this Veterans Day for our Official U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony presented by Boy Scout Troop #122 at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway. Special guests include Sgt. Daniel Penix, U.S. Army Honor Guard, and the Rev. Dr. Gregory Timmons, retired U.S. Air Force. Refreshments immediately following the ceremonies. Call Chapel Hill Funeral Home for more information: 574-674-5991.