Jean Mariano of New Milford is spearheading a Remembering Our Veterans campaign to raise funds for wreaths for Center Cemetery.

Held in conjunction with the Wreaths Across America program, the wreaths will be placed on veterans' graves Dec. 11 at noon.

Wreaths will cost $15 each; 410 wreaths are needed.

Donations may be made payable to Remembering Our Veterans and mailed to Alex Anderson, Webster Bank, 53 Main St., New Milford, CT 06776.

Ms. Mariano's son, Jason D. Lewis, was a U.S. Navy Seal who died July 6, 2007, in Iraq. He is buried in Center Cemetery.

Since Christmas 2007, Ms. Mariano and her organization has tried to provide a wreath for every veterans in the cemetery.

For more information, e-mail Ms. Mariano at