The Memorial Gardens at Veterans Park

The Memorial Gardens at Veterans Park on Elmerton Avenue (across from the Pennsylvania State Police Headquarters) is now home to the Susquehanna Township Alumni memorials to World War II and Korean War veterans.  Also, the Susquehanna Township Lions Club World War II monument has been moved into the Memorial Gardens.  Plans are underway for the Vietnam War memorial. 

Appreciation and Thanks go to the Susquehanna Township Commissioners, Susquehanna Township Alumni, Community organizations, and our Commonwealth representatives and officials. 
 
A special Thank You to the Bob Reichard and the entire SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP PARKS AND RECREATION team for their ongoing landscaping support!
 
NOTE:  Photos of the WWII and Korean Memorials are at the bottom of this page
 
Order your Memorial Gardens BRICK PAVER to honor or memorialize a family member.   Reach out and obtain your class members support of the Memorial Garden Fund by purchasing a brick to honor the graduating class.  Download the Brick Paver Order Form here.
 
World War II Memorial

The World War II Memorial was dedicated on Memorial Day, Monday May 28, 2007 at Veterans Park on Elmerton Avenue.  The memorial reflects over 800 names of men and women who served their country in this campaign.  A special “Thank You” for helping us obtain grant funding goes to former Rep. Mark McNaughton, $5,000.00 and Senator Jeffrey A. Piccola ‘66, $33,000.00.

The World War II Committee:  Roy Knupp ‘52, Chairman, Mel Longenecker ‘52, Treasurer, Shirley Kannegieser ‘50, Vice-President, Homer Pontius ‘52, Joel Parson ‘52Robert Chapman ‘55, Albert Richwine ‘39Arlene Prentice ‘69, and John Skethway ‘56, President of the Susquehanna Twp. Alumni Assn.

Korean War Memorial

On May 31, 2009 the Alumni Association dedicated the Korean War Memorial to the citizens of Susquehanna Township.  Appreciation and Thanks to the members of the Korean War Memorial committee under the leadership of co-chairs Dr. Tom Peck '51 and Alumni Vice President Shirley Kannegieser '50.  Special Thanks to committee members James Hartman '51, Claire Hetzel '51, Melvin Longenecker '52, and William Reynolds '51 for their tireless efforts.

Vietnam War Memorial 
 
The proposed Vietnam War Memorial will honor all Vietnam Veterans who either graduated from STHS or lived in the Township during the period of time that they served in the service from February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975.  

Please contact Shirley Kannegieser '50 at (717) 921-8536 or sjkann50@comcast.net for additional details.

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