Holy Cross Cemetery (North Arlington, New Jersey)

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Holy Cross Cemetery
CountryUnited States
Owned byRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark
Size208 acres (0.84 km2)[1]
No. of graves289,600 in 2013
WebsiteHoly Cross Cemetery

Holy Cross Cemetery is a cemetery located in North Arlington, New Jersey, United States. Since its establishment in 1915, it has interred over 289,000 individuals. The cemetery operates under the supervision of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. The cemetery is 208 acres (0.84 km2) in size and located in North Arlington, at the south end of Bergen County. By August 2013, the cemetery had provided burial or entombment facilities for 289,600 individuals.


The cemetery was established in 1915 and now has 168 acres (0.68 km2) used for graves or developed for interment.

There is another 40 acres (160,000 m2) allocated for development. The mausoleum is being expanded, creating 6,100 aboveground spaces for crypts and 920 niches for cremated remains. The completed building will have 35,747 interment spaces.[2] It continues to offer ground for new graves as well as private and community Chapel Mausoleum facilities.

Notable interments[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ https://www.nj.com/bergen/2019/10/dead-people-are-costing-this-nj-town-more-than-any-other.html
  2. ^ http://www.northjersey.com/community-news/north-arlington-s-sprawling-cemetery-a-somber-source-of-civic-pride-1.635257
  3. ^ Sam Dente Stats, Baseball Almanac. Accessed August 15, 2007.
  4. ^ "ABC News producer Alexa Valiente passes away at 27". ABC News. Retrieved 2019-06-19.

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Coordinates: 40°47′30″N 74°07′51″W / 40.79174°N 74.130847°W / 40.79174; -74.130847