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"A cemetery may be considered as abandoned when all or practically all of the bodies have been Removed therefrom and no bodies have been buried therein for a great many years, and the cemetery has been so long neglected as entirely to lose its identity as such, and is no longer known, recognized and respected by the public as a cemetery. 1953 OAG 2978."

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Recent thefts of Cremation Urns from the Hillside Chapel and Cincinnati Cremation Company

Click above to read the story written by Janice Morse which was published February 15, 2012 on "Cincinnati.com" about a former employee of the Hillside Chapel and Cincinnati Cremation Company who was apprehended for theft of 20 bronze urns and other various metal objects from the company.
Abstrated from the story:
"Established in 1887, Cincinnati Cremation is the oldest crematory in continuous operation in the United States – and houses remains of more than 11,000 people."

Presently on "Find A Grave' "Hillside Chapel" has memorials listed for 71 inurnments.