Ridgelawn Cemetery Memorials
Majestic "Old Elyria" Cemetery Holds Founder, Early Descendants
Iconic markers representing the City’s early era, Ridgelawn Cemetery encompasses 14 acres of reverential grounds. Founder Herman Ely and ancestors are among those interred within the majestic property.
The cemetery is located on the corner of Ridge Street and Gulf Road, with entrances on Columbus and Glenwood roads. The property is one of three cemeteries managed by the City of Elyria.
Numerous burial options are available. Kotecki’s team of memorialists are knowledgeable and available to discuss monument options and regulations.
Memorial Designs, Specifications And Standards
With a 125-year history, Kotecki Family Memorials has a long legacy as both a partner and provider of custom community memorials. The work of five generations of family members is well represented throughout the Northeast Ohio area including Lorain County’s Ridgelawn Cemetery. Our team is knowledgeable and experienced in the cemetery’s standards for memorial styles, granite colors, monument inscriptions, and gravesite preservation.
- Elyria, Ohio
Majestic 14-acre property, Ridgelawn Cemetery was once known as “Old Elyria” cemetery with memorials dating back to the early 1800s. A Civil War Monument is the site of annual remembrance ceremonies. Ridgelawn is one of three parks managed by the City of Elyria. Team Kotecki provides memorial options.
- Street Address: 190 Ridge Street
- City: Elyria, Ohio
- County: Lorain
- Established: 1802
- Memorials: 7,931 *
Helpful Links For Creating A Custom Memorial With Kotecki
RIDGELAWN CEMETERY LINKS:
Below are links to notable memorials or reference material:
- MEMORIAL: Edgar Fiske Allen – Founder of Easter Seals – Descendant of Ethan Allen
- MEMORIAL: George Butts – 1838 – 1902 – Civil War – Medal Of Honor Recipient
- Amos Richard Webber – 1852 – 1948 – Prominent Attorney, Judge, Congressman
OTHER LOCAL CEMETERIES:
- BROOKDALE CEMETERY – Elyria, Ohio
- BUTTERNUT RIDGE CEMETERY – North Olmsted, Ohio
- COLUMBIA CENTER CEMETERY – Columbia Township, Ohio
- EVERGREEN CEMETERY – Westlake, Ohio
- RIDGEVILLE CEMETERY – North Ridgeville, Ohio
- ROYALTON ROAD CEMETERY – Columbia Township, Ohio
- ST. MARY CATHOLIC CEMETERY – Grafton, Ohio
- ST. PETER CATHOLIC CEMETERY – North Ridgeville, Ohio