Attendees hold candles to honor the memory of departed loved ones and friends during the annual Tree of Light ceremony on Dec. 11 outside Carey & Guarrera Real Estate in Huntington Center. (Photo by Brad Durrell)

The event included prayers, remarks, music and the reading of the memorial roll of names of those lost during the past year.

Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut organizes the Tree of Light ceremony for its Hospice at Home program.