Cemeteries of Northeast Ohio

Stones, Symbols & Stories

Vicki Blum Vigil


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A guide to more than 150 cemeteries and memorials in 15 counties throughout Northeast Ohio. Shares the fascinating stories of Cleveland’s most notable permanent residents, including celebrities, villains, patriarchs, and just plain folks. Gives details about where and when to visit, historical facts, oldest graves, and more.

Softcover / 350 pages / 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 215 photos

ISBN: 9781598510256


“Combines practical information, like how to get there, with history, including profiles of some of the sites’ famous ‘residents’.” — About.com

A guide to more than 150 cemeteries and memorials in 15 counties throughout Northeast Ohio. Takes history buffs on a journey through time to discover fascinating stories of Cleveland’s most notable permanent residents, including celebrities, villains, patriarchs, and just plain folks. Gives details about where and when to visit, historical facts, oldest graves, religious and ethnic affiliation, and profiles of significant individuals buried or commemorated there.

Additional information

Weight0.94 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × .6875 in

Table of Contents




Acacia Masonic Memorial Park: Mayfield Hts.

Adams Street Cemetery: Berea

Alger Cemetery: Cleveland

Baxter/Baxter Avenue/Chevra Kadisha/Old Bohemian Jewish Cemetery: Cleveland

Bedford Cemetery: Bedford

Berger/Bergers Cemetery: Parma

Bet Olam Cemetery: Beachwood

Brainard/Broadview Cemetery: Brooklyn

Brooklyn Heights Cemetery: Cleveland

Brookmere Cemetery: Brooklyn

Butternut Ridge Cemetery: North Olmsted

Calvary Cemetery: Cleveland

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist: Cleveland

Chesed Shel Emeth/Ridge Road #1/True Loving Kindness Cemetery: Brooklyn

Chestnut Grove and Turkey Foot Cemetery: Olmsted Falls

Cleveland Firefighters Memorial: Cleveland

Cleveland Memorial Gardens: Highland Hills

Cleveland Memorial Park (Potter’s Field): Highland Hills

Crossview Cemetery: Seven Hills

Darrow Cemetery: Independence

Denison Cemetery / Brooklyn Union Burying Ground: Cleveland

East Cleveland/East Cleveland Township Cemetery: Cleveland

Erie Street Cemetery: Cleveland

Euclid Cemetery: Euclid

Evergreen Cemetery: Westlake

Evergreen Hill Cemetery: Chagrin Falls

Fairview Park/Old Rockport Cemetery: Fairview Park

Fir Street/Peach Street Cemetery: Cleveland

Foote/Wolf Memorial: Cleveland

Fowles Cemetery: Middleburg Hts.

Alan Freed’s cremains: Cleveland

Froehlich Family Cemetery: Seven Hills

Gates Mills North/Riverside North Cemetery: Gates Mills Village

Gates Mills South Cemetery: Gates Mills Village

Glenville/Anshe Chesed/Temple on the Heights Cemetery: East Cleveland

Harvard Grove Cemetery: Cleveland

Hemlock/Hemoga Cemetery: Independence

Hepburn Cemetery: Middleburg Hts.

Highland Drive Cemetery: Brecksville

Highland Park Cemetery: Shaker Hts.

Hillcrest Cemetery: Bedford Hts.

Hogsback/River Road Cemetery: Orange

Holy Cross Cemetery: Brook Park

Holy Spirit/Holy Ghost Cemetery: Brooklyn

Immanuel Evangelical Cemetery: Cleveland

Jackson Burial Plot: Pepper Pike

Jesuit Retreat House: Parma

Knollwood Cemetery: Mayfield Hts.

Lake Side/Lakeside Cemetery: Bay Village

Lake View Cemetery: Cleveland, Cleveland Hts.

Lakewood Historical Society: Lakewood

Lakewood Park Cemetery: Rocky River

Lansing/Fremont/Newburgh Cemetery: Cleveland

Lutheran Cemetery: Cleveland

Mayfield Cemetery: Cleveland Hts.

Mayfield Union Cemetery: Mayfield Village

Amy Mihaljevic Memorial: Bay Village

Monroe Street Cemetery: Cleveland

Mt. Hope/North Solon Cemetery: Solon

Mt. Olive Cemetery: Solon

Nelaview/First Presbyterian Cemetery: Cleveland

North Royalton Cemetery: North Royalton

Parma Heights Cemetery: Parma Hts.

Polish National Catholic Cemetery: Parma

Pritchard Cemetery: North Royalton

Rice/Barr Road Cemetery: Brecksville

Ridge Road #2 Cemetery: Brooklyn Hts.

Riverside Cemetery: Cleveland

St. John Cemetery: Cleveland

St. Joseph Cemetery: Cleveland

St. Mary Cemetery: Cleveland

St. Theodosius Cemetery: Cleveland

Scranton Road Cemetery: Cleveland

Shaker Burial Ground: Shaker Hts.

Strongsville Cemetery: Strongsville

Sunset Memorial Park: North Olmsted

Tinker’s Creek/Pilgerruh Cemetery: Valley View

Benjamin Waite Marker: Brecksville

Warrensville East Cemetery: Beachwood

Warrensville West Cemetery: Shaker Hts.

West Family Cemetery: Independence

West Park Cemetery: Brooklyn

Whitehaven Memorial Park: Mayfield Village

Willet Street Cemetery: Cleveland

Woodland Cemetery: Cleveland

Woodvale Cemetery: Middleburg Hts.

Workman’s Circle/Lincoln Cemeteries: Parma

York Street/Parma Public/German Lutheran Cemetery: Parma


Alexander Harper Memorial Cemetery: Harpersfield Twnsp.

Center/Conneaut City Cemetery: Conneaut

Chestnut Grove Cemetery: Ashtabula

East Conneaut/East Lakeville/Furnace Cemetery: Conneaut


All Souls Cemetery: Chardon

Lower Cemetery: Burton

Quirk/Center/Woodside/Chester Crossroads Cemetery: Chester Township

South Newbury Cemetery: Newbury

Welton/Burton Union/Roselawn Cemetery: Village of Burton


Evergreen Cemetery: Painesville

The “Griffith” Disaster Memorial: Willowick

Hall of Heroes: Brook Park

Historic North Kirtland/Kirtland Temple/Mormon/Maple Cemetery: Kirtland

Mentor Municipal Cemetery: Mentor

North Mentor Centenary Methodist Church: Mentor

Edward Paine Memorial: Painesville

Perry Township/Center Road Cemetery: Perry

Do Cemetery: Willoughby

SOM Center/Willoughby Ridge/Willoughby Center Cemetery: Willoughby Hills

Willoughby Cemetery: Willoughby

Willoughby Memorial Gardens / Willoughby Municipal Cemetery: Willoughby


Charleston/Charleston Pioneer Cemetery: Lorain

Cleveland Street Cemetery: Amherst Township

Elmwood Cemetery: Lorain

Greenwood Cemetery: Wellington

Riverside Golf Club Cemetery: Olmsted Falls

Westwood Cemetery: Oberlin


Oak Hill Cemetery: Youngstown


Maple Hill Cemetery: Hinckley

Mound Hill Cemetery: Seville

Myrtle Hill/Hardscrabble Cemetery: Valley City

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery: Rittman

Old Town Graveyard/Pioneer Cemetery: Medina

Ridge Cemetery: Hinckley

Spring Grove Cemetery: Medina


Johnson’s Island Confederate Cemetery: Marblehead Peninsula


Aurora Center Cemetery: Aurora

East Lawn Cemetery: Mantua

Mantua Pioneer/Sanford/Old South Burial Cemetery: Mantua

Maple Grove/Evergreen Cemetery: Ravenna

Restland Cemetery: Brimfield

Standing Rock/Breakneck/Shirtliff Cemetery: Kent

Westlawn Cemetery: Mantua


Alliance City Cemetery: Alliance

Brookfield/West Brookfield/Levers Cemetery: Massillon

Brumbaugh Cemetery: Hartville

Massillon City Cemetery: Massillon

Sixteen/Saint Johns Sixteen Cemetery: Massillon

West Lawn Cemetery: Canton


All Saints Cemetery: Northfield

Chapel Street Cemetery / Olde Hudson Township Burying Ground: Hudson

Doodlebug Memorial Garden: Cuyahoga Falls

Glendale Cemetery: Akron

Hale/Ira Road/Cranz Cemetery: Bath

Markillie Cemetery: Hudson

Mater Dolorosa Cemetery: Boston Hts.

Mt. Peace Cemetery: Akron

Northfield/Macedonia/Chestnut Hill Cemetery: Northfield

Oakwood Cemetery: Cuyahoga Falls


Memorial Field: Lakewood

Wilson Mills Pet Cemetery / Animal Kingdom: Highland Hts.

Police Officers’ Memorial: Jefferson

War Dog Memorial at Woodland Park: Eastlake

Boston Hills Pet Memorial Park: Hudson



Photo Credits

Appendix A: Genealogical resources

Appendix B: Gravestone Rubbing

Appendix C: Revolutionary War Veterans Buried in Northeast Ohio




Index by Special Interest

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