The St. Thomas’ cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in the county with memorials dating back to the early 1700’s. The cemetery covers roughly 12 acres and is an integral component of the campus, intertwining with a number of the buildings on the site.
The cemetery provides the final resting place for over 3,000 souls from various stations in life and with some tie to the Saint Thomas community. Senators, Governors, soldiers of every war, medal of honor winners, entrepreneurs, composers, and a multitude of faithful people are interred on this sacred hill.
The cemetery is utilized to this day for interments and many plots and individual graves sites are available for purchase. A beautiful Memorial Garden sits adjacent to the south façade of the church building and is available for interment of ashes. A Peace Garden is also located on the south side of the church building and it provides a respite for visitors to enjoy. A recently finished Inurnment Garden is located on the
Information on the purchase of lots, niches, or a space in the Memorial Garden can be obtained by contacting Lizanne Kelly Vernacchio, Parish Administrator, 215-233-3970 x111.