Dozens of Greater New Milford-area residents joined staff and volunteers from the New Milford Visiting Nurse Hospice program Nov. 18 for the lighting of New Milford's Tree of Life on the lawn of the Richmond Citizen Center.

The service was preceded by thes 30th annual interfaith remembrance service at St. John's Episcopal Church in New Milford. The services honored the memory of deceased community members and featured readings, music and reading of the Roll of Remembrance.Trees are also in Washington, Sherman, Bridgewater, Roxbury and Kent.

For more information, call New Milford VNA Hospice at 860-354-2216.