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    Lisle Cemetery

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    About the Lisle Cemetery
    The Lisle Cemetery, located just a few miles west of West Suburban Funeral Home and Cremation Services, is one of the oldest registered cemeteries in DuPage County and one of the oldest cemeteries in the State of Illinois. Five of the first eleven settlers to stake property claims in the area during the 1830’s are buried in this quaint, rustic cemetery. They include:

    • Luther Hatch, settled 1832
    • James Crombie Hatch, settled 1832
    • A. B. Chatfield, settled 1834
    • John Graves, settled 1835
    • George Willard, settled 1835

    The cemetery was established in 1832 when James C. Hatch donated a portion of his land so fellow settlers could bury their loved ones. James and his brother Luther traveled to Lisle from New England and were the first settlers in the area. Their ancestors are believed to have been in the second company of Pilgrims that arrived in America in 1626. Mr. Hatch cared for the cemetery until June 4, 1883, when the Lisle Cemetery Association was formally incorporated under Illinois state law to collect fees that would be used to manage, maintain and improve the site.

    Lisle resident Bill McKibben was the volunteer care taker of the cemetery from 1957 until 1987. The Village of Lisle acquired ownership of the property in 1987 when Mr. McKibben could no longer maintain the cemetery. Since accepting ownership, the Village of Lisle has been committed to the restoration and preservation of the two-acres to ensure that its historical significance to the community endures.

    Visiting Hours
    The Lisle Cemetery is open every day of the year during the following hours:
    May 1st through August 31st – 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
    September 1st through April 30th – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

    Village of Lisle Public Works Operations
    4905 Yackley Avenue
    Lisle, Illinois 60532
    Phone: 630-271-4180
    Fax: 630-271-4195
    E-mail: LisleCemetery@villageoflisle.org

    This information was sourced from the VillageofLisle.org’s document center and can be found at the following link.
    https://www.villageoflisle.org/DocumentCenter/View/545

    For information regarding planning funeral services near Lisle Illinois, visit WESTSUBURBANFH.COM.

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    Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery in Oak Brook

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    Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery at 17W201 ROOSEVELT ROAD, OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL 60181, is located just a few miles south east from West Suburban Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Chapel hill Gardens West Cemetery was first established in the 1920s, is pleasantly stretched over 95 acres. The landscape including rolling hills, beautiful trees and plants at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery provides a lovely and reverent site to honor the memory of your loved one. In addition, the location features the Hippach Memorial Chapel, built by Louis Hippach in 1926. The inspiring and historic Hippach Memorial Chapel was built from Massachusetts granite and White Colorado Yule Marble. The chapel is decorated with statues designed by sculptor Richard Bock, who is recognized for works commissioned by architects Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. The chapel is also decorated with beautiful stained-glass windows, carved oak corbels and sculptured bronze urn.

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  3. West Suburban Funeral Home offers Funeral Services near Downers Grove

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    FUNERAL SERVICES NEAR DOWNERS GROVE

    Downers Grove, Illinois is located just about 5 minutes from West Suburban Funeral Home and is easily accessible by visitors and guests traveling via automobile or public transportation. West Suburban Funeral Home offers Funeral Services near Downers Grove and other neighboring suburbs.

    Downers Grove borders the communities of Oak Brook, Westmont, Darien, Lombard, Woodridge and Lisle and is the home of the Historic and Incredibly Beautiful Oak Hill and Oak Crest Cemeteries. Oak Hill and Oak Crest are technically one cemetery, separated by a fence. Early residents founded Oak Hill in anticipation of limited space at the Downers Grove Cemetery near downtown. The relatively newer Oak Crest Cemetery was founded later. Since its inception, a private cemetery association handled the cemetery’s appearance and records. The last members of this association to do so were a couple named Fred and May Marvin. (*Nick Vogel http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2011/08/31/meet-the-man-who-watches-over-downers-groves-forgotten-cemetery/zi851qc/)

    Transportation and Directions
    Commuters and tourists can take the train to West Suburban Funeral Home on Metra’s commuter rail. Metra’s BNSF Railway Line has three stops in Downers Grove at Belmont Road, Main Street, and Fairview Avenue before stoping in downtown Westmont. Interstate Highways 355 and 88 all pass through the community as well as the major surface street US 34-Ogden Avenue, which was also part of the historic Route 66. Downers Grove is served by the Pace Bus Service, a system of suburban public transportation.

    The Grove Commuter Shuttle runs four routes throughout the community to two of the three train station that are in the village.

    By car, visitors traveling from Downers Grove can take any major through road including Ogden Avenue (US34), Route 88, Maple Avenue, or 55th street east to Cass Avenue.

    For additional information about the Village, visit http://www.downers.us


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    Also Nearby:
    First United Methodist Church  
    Address: 1032 Maple Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515
    Phone: (630) 968-7120
    http://www.dgfumc.org

    O’Flaherty Law  
    Address: 5002 Main St #201, Downers Grove, IL 60515
    Phone: (630) 324-6666
    https://www.oflaherty-law.com

    Fleur Couture  
    Address: 4956 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515
    Phone: (630) 968-3700
    http://www.fleurcouture.net

    For more information about Funeral Services in the Downers Grove area contact us.

  4. Westmont – A Place to Find Peace

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    Searching for the right Funeral Service provider can be difficult. People choose West Suburban Funeral home for many reasons from its centralized and convenient to access location as well as the thoughtful and accommodating service they provide. Family owned and operated, The Cappetta family takes an immense amount of pride in making sure that every customer has the information and support they need while making their funeral arrangements while striving to be the best funeral home in Westmont.

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