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Elmwood Cemetery and Mausoleum, River Grove, Illinois

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Location: 2905 North Thatcher Road River Grove, Cook County, Illinois, 60171 United Statesmap
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Cemetery Name: Elmwood Cemetery and Mausoleum

Address: 2905 North Thatcher Road River Grove, Cook County, Illinois, 60171 United States

GPS Coordinates: 41.9324989, -87.8305969


  • As of 1999, Elmwood Cemetery was considered one of two largely Greek-American cemeteries in the Chicago area. There are, of course, several other gatherings including Germans, Swedes, Albanians, Russians, Ukrainians, Bulgarians, Macedonians, Gypsies and Others. [1]
  • A cenotaph for comedian John Belushi is present in Elmwood Cemetery at Belushi's mother's gravesite. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Graveyards of Chicago: The People, History, Art, and Lore of Cook County Cemeteries, Matt Hucke and Ursula Bielski, Lake Claremont Press, Chicago, Illinois, 1999, p.101.

    A second edition of this book came out in 2013. ISBN-10: 1893121216, ISBN-13: 978-1893121218.

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