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Lewiston/Auburn Maine—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Lewiston/Auburn Maine monument.

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Maine's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women killed while serving in the military is now becoming a reality.

Proposed site location:

Lewiston/Auburn Veterans Park
Main Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication celebrations.

Joyce Richmond and Bethel Shields are the Honorary Board /Committee Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Joyce at or (207) 783.4118 or Bethel at or (207) 782.7451.

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact an Honorary Board Member or contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Members
Joyce Richmond
Bethel Shields
Committee Members
Linda Lavoie, White Star MOther
Jerry Dewitt, Commander Maine AMVETS

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those 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, USMCD - 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.