Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Saint Benedicts Cemetery
Liberty Street
Hampden County
Massachusetts  USA
Postal Code: 01104

Search Saint Benedicts Cemetery:
First NameLast Name

Cemetery notes and/or description:
Saint Benedict Cemetery is a four acre property located in the Armory and Liberty Streets area of the Liberty Heights section of Springfield. The cemetery must have had some affiliation with St. Benedict Parish which was located on Union Street and established in 1847. Because of space constrictions the Union Street property was vacated and the parish moved to State Street and was re-named St. Michael [cathedral] Parish. Saint Benedict Cemetery is thus the predecessor ofSt. Michael Cemetery. In 1906 responsibility for this cemetery was transferred to Our Lady of Hope Parish, most likely because of the parish's close proximity to the cemetery. There was some availability of inventory in the cemetery and parishioners did make use of the facility. While there was an early bond formed between the parish and the cemetery, it could not really develop because of the limited size of the property. For all practical purposes the cemetery was closed to burials prior to 1940 with parishioners going to Saint Michael Cemetery. This facility was transferred under the Springfield Diocesan Cemeteries, Inc. management in 1999.

St. Benedict is located at Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01104. The main office is located, and records are maintained at the Gate of Heaven. Office tel: 413.782.4731
 • View all interments (1,498)
 • 62% photographed. [?]
 • 1 famous interment
 • 12 photo requests
 • Add a name to this cemetery
 • Submit spreadsheet [?]

Saint Benedicts Cemetery
Added by: Irene
Saint Benedicts Cemetery
Added by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
Saint Benedicts Cemetery
Added by: Ray and Paula
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service