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St Alphonsus Roman Catholic Cemetery, Essex County , ON

Street Address: Howard Ave & Ottawa St
Community: Windsor
Township: Sandwich East Township
Locality: Essex County
Municipality: Windsor
Province: ON
GPS: 42.306003,-83.019525

Church / Denomination: St Alphonsus Roman Catholic (Park St & Goyeau Ave)

Registered to R.C.E.C. of Diocese of London. Part of the Heavenly Rest Group of Cemeteries. Located within the Windsor downtown area, St. Al's Cemetery (as it has come to be known) was established circa 1874, according to available records. Its oldest section resides on the North side of Ottawa St., but also extends to border on the surrounding Shepherd St. E., Howard Ave. and Allendale St. Its most recognizable landmark is the Kennedy Mausoleum (visible from the Howard Ave. side of the property) a memoriam to the former Minister of Railways and Canals, the Hon. William Costello (1868-1923) and his wife Mary Eleanor Kennedy. First interment 1874.

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  • Heavenly Rest Family of Catholic Cemeteries
  • Douglas Gammon
  • AMCTO: The Municipal Experts
  • Gord Hines
  • Ministry of Consumer Services
  • Joseph Maroon


    Photos courtesy of Douglas & Donna Gammon, Bob Garant, Sharon Rthibert, Joe Latouf & Joseph Maroon, Corey Janene Marentette Husted, Piero Bachetti, John Velecky, Lorrie Lalonde
    Indexed by Alison Mitchell-Reid, Brenda Marchese, Sherri Pettit, Kathy Taylor. Translations courtesy of Mary Maddock.

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