Mount Olivet Cemetery (Newark)

Mount Olivet Cemetery (Newark)

Mount Olivet Cemetery is a cemetery in the Dayton section of Newark in the U.S. state of New Jersey it's located on Mt.Olivet Ave.near McClellan St.and was founded in 1871. It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.

Mount Olivet, or Mount of Olives, (Hebrew: הַר הַזֵּיתִים, Har ha-Zeitim; Arabic: جبل الزيتون, الطور‎, Jabal al-Zaytun, Al-Tur) is a mountain ridge east of and adjacent to Jerusalem's Old City.

The Newark City Cemetery is located nearby.

Notable burials

  • John T. Dunn (1838-1907), represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives from 1893 to 1895.
  • Charles P. Gillen (1876-1956), Mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1917 to 1921.
  • Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)


External links

  • Mt. Olivet Cemetery at The Political Graveyard
  • Mount Olivet Cemetery at Find A Grave
  • "Mt. Olivet R.C. Cemetery: Newark, NJ". Retrieved 2 February 2018.

Mount Olivet Cemetery (Newark)

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