Holy Cross Cemetery

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Although this island cemetery is the largest it is not the oldest, that designation goes to the St. James Township Cemetery located within the harbor district.

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Named Holy Cross Cemetery, burials here are not restricted to only those of the Catholic faith.  There are many of the Protestant faith interred here also.    A recent addition to this cemetery is the huge wooden cross built by master craftsman, and island resident, Dan Gentle.  It is set in a base created by Ray Matela.  It was commemorated in a multi-denominational service held at the end of July 2002.

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