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Honoring Our Loved Ones This New Year

by Andrej Lah, 02/14/2020

Each year is a chance for us to strengthen our emotional relationship with our loved ones, both living and deceased.

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A Self Sustaining Entity

by Andrej Lah, 6/17/2019

Many families with loved ones interred in a CCA cemetery may not realize that their Catholic cemeteries stand on their own, they are self-sustaining.

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A Valentine's Day Message

by Andrej Lah, 02/14/2020

Remember the love you shared with your dearly departed. Reflect on the love that you still have for them.

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Andrej N. Lah

Director

216-883-5389

alah@clecem.org


Andrej is a 1986 graduate of John Carroll University and 1989 graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. From 1989 to 1991 Andrej served as staff attorney to the Honorable Joseph F. McManamon and the Honorable Lillian J. Green and in December of 1991 he became of member of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland’s legal staff. Andrej transferred to the Finance Office in 1993 to manage all real estate matters for the Catholic Diocese. In 2001, Andrej was appointed Chief Operations Officer of the Catholic Cemeteries Association and in 2009, was appointed Director of Cemeteries. He is the first lay person to serve as Director of Cemeteries since its incorporation in 1893.


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