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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."

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Elyria (Lorain County) Ohio: "Elyria Council envisions cremations as a cost savings for indigent burials"

Sharing a link to a story published online today (January 14, 2015) by the "Elyria Chronicle-Telegram" newspaper written by reporter, Lisa Roberson, regarding adopting a cost saving requirement of cremations only for indigent burials at Elyria City cemeteries.  

The City of Elyria has three cemeteries:


Religious or cultural issues may be a matter of concern regarding cremations, and those are also mentioned in the article.