St. John Cemetery

St. John’s Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery operated by St. John the Evangelist Holy Catholic Church.  The cemetery is located at East 3rd Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 and was established in 1845.  The cemetery is the final resting place for many notable figures, such as Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney, Enoch Louis Lowe, 29th Governorand Father John McElroy, S.J., who founded St. John’s Literary Institute and Boston College. Also of interest are a number of French settlers and two of Napoleon’s soldiers who survived Waterloo.

For more information, please contact Mr. Bill Milani, 301-695-1307.

Annual Outdoor Mass

The annual fall outdoor Mass in St. John’s Cemetery will be on Sunday, September 23 at 4:00 p.m., followed by a groundbreaking ceremony for a Columbarium (a sacred place for the permanent repose of departed loved one's cremated remains). The cemetery is located between 3rd and 4th Streets at East Street. There is no parking available in the cemetery; please park on the street.