Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania)

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery is a Catholic cemetery in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is a cemetery of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Located at 4001 West Cheltenham Avenue, it abuts the county line separating Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County from Northwest Philadelphia. It has a Chestnut Hill mailing address (PO Box 27544, Philadelphia, PA 19118-0452), although the cemetery grounds are on the Montgomery County side of the boundary, in Cheltenham Township.

Cemetery grounds

Visitors are greeted by rolling manicured lawns, a large entrance gate, winding roads, many large vaults, and abundant statuary.


The cemetery opened in the late nineteenth century.

Notable people buried here

*Michael Crescenz, Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient (Vietnam)
*Connie Mack, professional baseball player and manager
*John J. McVeigh, Medal of Honor recipient (World War II)
*David Reilly, lead singer of the band God Lives Underwater
*Frank Rizzo, Sr., mayor of Philadelphia

External links

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