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IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
(31 Oct., 2013)

 

 

 

Media Advisory

 

State Veterans Cemetery To Build Public Info Center

 

 


WHO: Brig. Gen. Michael L. Cunniff, the Adjutant General, Raymond Zawacki, Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs and veteran leaders will join dozens of veterans’ organizations for the ground breaking of a 2,000 square-foot Public Information Center.

 

WHERE: Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown (Arneytown) 08562

 

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m.

 

The story: The 2,000 square-foot Public Information Center will be a staging area for funeral corteges and orient visitors to the cemetery.  The Center will act as a one-stop information portal for all cemetery activities and will include a cemetery map outlining all burial locations and a grave locator kiosk.

 

Since dedicated in 1986, Doyle Cemetery is visited by thousands of visitors each year.  The inclusion of a Public Information Center will greatly enhance the capabilities of the cemetery and provide visitors a convenient location to gather.

 

BACKGROUND: The Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery is New Jersey’s sole state-operated veterans’ cemetery. Dedicated in 1986, it is managed by the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. The Cemetery is the busiest state veteran cemetery in the nation, averaging nearly 3,000 interments each year. It is the final resting place for more than 56,000 veterans and family members.  For more information on the cemetery, go to

www.state.nj.us/military/cemetery/index.html.


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