Honoring Our Military

May 8, 2021 at St. Mary's Cemetery 


May 8, 2021

Honoring Our Military – Placing Flags at Veterans’ Graves

9am to 10:30am - All family members are welcome. Bring a friend.


St. Mary's Cemetery, 141 Sprain Road, just past Shoprite off Tuckahoe Rd.  


Turn right on Bushey Ave. and keep right for Sprain Road. Cemetery is on your RIGHT. Enter at 2nd gate and park.  Meet at 2nd gate/meeting area.



  • 9:00am:  Opening Ceremony, Prayer & Taps

  • 9:15am:  Instructions, Group Photo, followed by flagging graves. Scouts will be paired with a Veteran as they go around the cemetery. SEE MAP BELOW

  • 10:30am (approx.):  Families may leave sooner if necessary.


What to Bring, What to Wear

  • Scouts can wear their full Class A uniform. Scouts going to or coming from a sports game can wear their team uniform.

  • Face mask
  • Bring a 6" screwdriver to make a hole in the dirt for the small wooden flag.

Flags provided by the City of Yonkers Veterans Affairs Office.

Map of St Mary's for Flag Decoration May