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About Holy Cross Cemetery

Holy Cross Cemetery has been serving the Catholic community of Akron since 1912. These 82 acres of tranquility and faith came under the auspices of the Catholic Cemeteries Association in 1955.

To meet the needs of our families, the cemetery offers a full range of interment choices providing for ground burial, cremation, and mausoleum entombment. Holy Cross Cemetery stands ready to grow into the future to meet the needs of the Catholic community

Holy Cross Cemetery offers a choice of burial options, including graves permitting above ground memorials and upright monuments. Our experienced Family Service Representatives can assist you with selecting and personalizing your memorial. A wide variety of colors and religious designs are available.

Good Shepherd masoleum

Mausoleums

Holy Cross Cemetery features four mausoleums:

  • Good Shepherd Mausoleum
  • Sacred Heart Mausoleum
  • American Saints Mausoleum
  • Holy Family Mausoleum

Since 1963 the Catholic Church has permitted cremation. Holy Cross Cemetery offers a wide range of interment options for the added assurance that loved ones will be cared for in a Catholic environment.


Memorials

Monuments & Headstones

Support your Catholic cemeteries by memorializing your loved one with a Basilica monument or marker. The proceeds from these products helps us to better care for your Catholic cemeteries. We offer the best products available, with an unmatched written guarantee, ensuring that we will take care of your memorial forever.


Support group

Bereavement Support Opportunities

In the tradition of Catholic Cemeteries being places of prayer and comfort, the Catholic Cemeteries Association Bereavement Ministry invites you to spend some special time learning about the grief process and sharing your loss. We offer, free of charge, an open bereavement support group session that is held the 3rd Sunday of the month at Holy Cross (Akron), Holy Cross (Brook Park), and St. Joseph (Avon). Click LEARN MORE below to see meeting dates and times. Should a meeting date fall on a holiday, the meeting is postponed until the following month. You do not need to spend your Sunday afternoon alone - please come for an afternoon of prayer, support, and sharing.


This Week's Events

Visitation Information
Find all the information you need when visiting our cemeteries. Details include visitation hours, decoration schedules, and the CCA Rules & Regulations to help make your visit to our cemeteries a positive one.


"A Final Gift" Presentations
Consider attending one of our "A Final Gift" presentations to learn more about pre-need planning. This workshop will give you the tools you need to make an informed decision.