Community Events

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Community happenings. Meaningful gatherings.

Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory was built to serve the Punta Gorda community. And we do that in more ways than one. Join us for services, support and memorable events. We take pride in hosting our neighbors. So browse all that’s upcoming, check out past gatherings, and let us play host to your own special event. You’re very welcome.

Featured Events.

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Artist Reception -
May. 24, 2018 — 5pm - 7pm

Wanna have some fun? Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home is at it again! Join us May 24th from 5-7 PM for our “Birds of Paradise” artist reception featuring the beautiful acrylic paintings of Marilyn Dorsey. Chris G. is going to be playing music by Jimmy Buffet, Glen Campbell and many more. And, as always, we’ll be serving the best food and wine in town! The reception is part of the Charlotte County Art Council’s “Art in Public Places” program. The fun is at 9400 Indian Springs Cemetery Rd. in Punta Gorda. Call 941-639-1171 for more information. Read More

Public Safety Appreciation Night
Jun. 23, 2018 — 12am

Looking for corporate sponsors. We are a Platinum sponsor. This event will be held on June 23rd at the Event Center. This event will honor all of our public safety personnel and the proceeds will benefit, "Do the Right Thing of Charlotte County" and the Charlotte County Explorers Post 29. There will also be a "Charlie Scheu Award" given to a member of the community that has gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the lives of people in Charlotte County. Many levels of sponsorship are still available. Call us for more details at 941.639.1171. Read More

Memory Bear
Oct. 20, 2018 — 9:30am - 4:30pm

Twice a year a very interesting thing happens at Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory. Family members who have recently lost a loved one bring in items of clothing that belonged to their dearly departed. Our volunteers then help family members cut, sew and stuff the clothes turning them into a beautiful teddy bear that will be cherished as a comforting and heartfelt memory for years to come. The Memory Bear Workshop happens twice a year. Families are asked to RSVP because the popular event is always full. There is no charge and Charlotte Memorial provides morning treats and a light lunch. Everyone is welcome but they must call and RSVP. Our upcoming Memory Bear Workshop will be held on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 starting at 9:30 AM at 9400 Indian Spring Cemetery Road in Punta Gorda. Your contact person is Rick Tuss, Managing Partner. He can be reached at 941-639-1171. Read More

All upcoming events.

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Retired Flag Pick-up Site

If you have a flag that is looking bad and is in need of a proper retirement, give it to us. It can be any flag, including ones from associations or organizations. American flags are either cremated with veterans who have agreed to this or they are cremated by themselves and the ashes are placed in our Veteran's Garden of Honor. Bring your flags to us at 9400 Indian Spring Cemetery Road in Punta Gorda or we will be glad to pick them up for you.

Retired Flag Pick-up Site

In mid 2013, a group of Vietnam Veterans in Southwest Florida, discovered that a Vietnam traveling memorial wall located in Texas was up for sale, and the idea of bringing a permanent wall to Charlotte County was born.
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