Volunteers

Walter M. Benson (burial)

January 13, 2014

[ January 14, 2014; 11:45 am to 12:45 pm. ] Committal Service
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 following 10am funeral service at Cranston Christian Fellowship (Section 65 Lot 3 Grave 8)
Walter M. Benson, 90, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at RI Hospital in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Linnea (Carlson) Benson of Warwick for 66 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of [...]

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Boy Scout Troop 152 decorate Veterans Graves at QMC

May 21, 2012

Cemetery Benefits from Boy Scout’s Military Flag Replacement Plan

Boy Scout Troop 152 North Kingstown

Members of Boy Scout Troop 152, led by Travis Sampson, replaced over 1200 worn and faded flags decorating the graves of U.S. Veterans at Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.

Star Scout, Travis Sampson directs the scouts in the replacement plan.

The [...]

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Francis R. Swift, Jr. (burial)

January 5, 2012

[ January 9, 2012; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Committal Service with Military Honors
Husband of Margery F. Swift, former QMC Office Staff
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Monday, January 9, 2012 at 11:00am Graveside (Section 14 Lot 11 Grave 1A)
Francis R. Swift, Jr., [...]

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Boy Scout Troop 152 North Kingstown replaces all Veterans Flags at QMC

May 14, 2011

Giving Thanks on Memorial Day 2011

Boy Scout Troop 152

Every year these hard working Boy Scouts from Troop 152 North Kingstown replace all the Veterans burial flags throughout the cemetery.  It is an enormous undertaking considering we have more than 1,350 Veterans resting with the gates of Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery.

Boy Scouts Placing Flags

This year the volunteer [...]

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Exeter/West Greenwich Brownie Troop 1152 and Junior Girl Scout Troop 436 Plant Flower Beds

May 14, 2011

Lot Owner Wendy Miller organizes gardening and fun activities with her Brownie and Junior Girl Scout Troops for the benefit of QMC

Brownie Troop 1152 Volunteers

For the past two years the Brownies, who are now Junior Girl Scouts, have been planting special flower beds at Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery.
On May 8, 2010, in addition to planting colorful [...]

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