Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum

Established 1923
6001 W. 111th St.
Worth, IL 60482
708-422-3020

Holy Sepulchre is a Catholic Cemetery of the Archdiocese of Chicago. The name Holy Sepulchre refers to the tomb of Christ near Jerusalem, hewn from the rock by Joseph of Arimathea.1

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery and Mausoleum contains the graves of people of many ethnic backgrounds, including Irish and Italian. Two Mayors of Chicago are buried here: Frank Corr and Richard J. Daley.

Location

Holy Sepulchre is in Worth Township, southwest of Chicago. It extends south from the main entrance on 111th street, to 115th street. Its western boundary is Nagle avenue, with Central Avenue on the east.

Immediately across Central is Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery, a modern cemetery consisting mainly of flat monuments. South of Chapel Hill Gardens is Restvale Cemetery, current residence of several blues musicians including "Muddy Waters". Hazel Green Cemetery is a very small late 19th-century graveyard adjacent to Restvale.


ENLARGE MAP


Main Entrance

Mayor Richard J. Daley

Martin and Celia Dawson

Gallagher / Crowley

Order of St. Augustine

D. Garetto / B. Grosso

James/Ellen Broderick

Kerwin

Vandoni

Mayor Frank Corr

Mary Alice Quinn

St. Joseph Shrine

Knapp

Congregation of Christian Brothers

J. Levetto

Lazzara Mausoleum

Doyle Family

Porter

Holmberg

Kuenster

Father Bennett

Simpson

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

Mausoleum of the Archangels

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