There are many cemeteries in Holyoke, Chicopee and South Hadley that are strongly connected with the history of Holyoke. I have given indoor presentations on the history of burial grounds in South Hadley and Holyoke. If you are a genealogist that might have an ancestor buried in Holyoke or South Hadley, then this Burial Grounds of Holyoke key might help you locate the burial site.
1 – Elmwood Cemetery
5 – Calvary Cemetery
12 – Mont Marie Cemetery
13 – Calvary Cemetery of the Sisters of Providence
15 – Saint Rose Cemetery
defunct cemeteries of Holyoke
Congregational Cemetery of Holyoke
see stops 1, 4, and 8 at the Forestdale Cemetery LINK – The cemetery was moved in 1888 mostly into Forestdale.
Precious Blood Churchyard
see stop 2 at this Precious Blood Cemetery LINK
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Churchyard
see stop 1 at this Calvary Cemetery LINK
Depot Hill Native American Burial Grounds
There exist an excellent resource at the Springfield History Museum called “Cemeteries of Ireland Parish before 1850.” by Loomis and Fox (typescript by Canany)