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Hunterdon County Volunteers Plan Veteran Headstone Clean-Up Events Throughout Fall | Hunterdon Review News

Inspired by non-profit founder, Trae Zipperer, and his ‘By Memorial Day’ organization, Hunterdon County volunteers recently cleaned 280 veterans’ headstones at Rosemont Cemetery in Stockton, with the support of the Commissioner’s Council Hunterdon County District Attorney’s Office and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) Rich Booth.

“We seem to have moved away from patriotism in this country, but all of these different groups come together at veterans’ headstone cleaning events, and it doesn’t matter who you are,” Hunterdon County Commissioner Susan J. Soloway, co-counsel. -liaison with veterans. “We are all Americans. It is our duty to clean the tombstones of our nation’s heroes, as Americans.