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Cleveland OH—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The Monument Committee for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) located in Cleveland Ohio is excited to announce they have recognized and honored Gold Star Families with a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. 

10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106 

Dedication was held on  August 31, 2018

 To learn more about the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact:

LTJG Matthew J. Previts

1269 Chase Avenue

Lakewood, OH 44107
(216) 789.2139

Mike Dovilla

62 Harnagy Street

Berea, OH

(216) 280.8720

Lt. Matthew Previts and Mike Dovilla will serve as Honorary Board Members, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF). 

The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King.

Primary Project Email

Primary Mailing Address

LTJG Matthew J. Previts

1269 Chase Avenue

Lakewood, OH 44107

Committee Members

Honorary Board Members

Matt Previts
Mike Dovilla

Committee Members

Sheila & Denis Nowacki
Paul Sabataitis
Sue Fuehrer
Chari Zito
Danielle Krakora
NEOPAT:  Chairman Mike Swallow and Executive Director Jack Newman

A Gold Star Family member can be any relative: mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, adoptive or foster parents, wife, husband, child, stepchild, adopted child, brothers, sisters, half brothers or sisters, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces or nephews who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMC- Florida

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.

This memorial monument was dedicated on August 31, 2018.