Remembrance Ceremony

The 2020 ceremony is subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19 related restrictions on gatherings as well as public health considerations. We will update this page as events warrant.

Sunday, July 26, 2020
7:30 pm * Reception follows
Healing Garden, Providence Newberg Medical Center

This July, the Nora Madelyn Fund for Infant and Child Loss and the Providence Newberg Medical Center’s Perinatal Loss Committee will host the 12th annual remembrance ceremony for families who have lost a child or children in pregnancy or as an infant.

The ceremony will be held in the Providence Newberg Medical Center’s Healing Garden. Families will be able to release a butterfly in memory of their child or children.

Please RSVP to or (503) 537-1621 by July 20 with your name, how many will attend, and, if you wish to participate, the name of your baby or babies to be honored with a butterfly release.

We appreciate Facebook RSVPs as signs of support; however, if you plan on attending the ceremony, please officially RSVP via phone or e-mail as noted above.

Photo courtesy of Darci VandenHoek, Blueline Studios