The Norman Chapel

The Norman Chapel at Spring Grove Cemetery was constructed in 1880. It is fashioned in the Romanesque revival style and boasts several beautiful stained glass windows.

Constructed of limestone and sandstone, the interior contains an intricate pattern of arches and pillars of Bedford stone. Carved wooden beams support the chapel's ceiling and Belgian marble paves the floor. Massive bronze doors with bas relief panels frame either side of the chapel sanctuary. The focal point of the chapel is the magnificent stained glass window at the front of the sanctuary that depicts the Ascension of Christ. A glorious sight as the sun beams through, it can also be illuminated for evening ceremonies.

Viewings are by appointment only.

While heated in the cooler months, the chapel does not have air-conditioning. The chapel houses a Baldwin electronic organ and sound system. It can seat up to 200 guests.

Ceremonies may be held on Friday evenings, Saturday evenings, or on a Sunday morning or afternoon.

Obituaries

Dr. Alfred Meckel, 94
Born: Wednesday, March 12, 1924
Died: Monday, April 16, 2018

Joe Pelly, 84
Born: Friday, February 16, 1934
Died: Monday, April 16, 2018

Rebecca Bond, 71
Born: Thursday, May 09, 1946
Died: Sunday, April 15, 2018

William Moore, 96
Born: Thursday, July 14, 1921
Died: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Erik Nelson, 78
Born: Tuesday, October 24, 1939
Died: Sunday, April 15, 2018

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