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There is always something new at West Laurel Hill. Check out the press page often to read the latest news and happenings at the Cemetery and with the staff!


West Laurel Hill Cemetery celebrates 150 years

West Laurel Hill Cemetery celebrates 150 years

LOWER MERION — West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd was established by John Jay Smith in 1869, 33 years after the founding of its sister cemetery, Laurel Hill. 2019 marks the 150th anniversary …

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A stone is finally cut for Duffy

A stone is finally cut for Duffy

Philip Duffy, the Irish immigrant railroad contractor for whom Duffy’s Cut in Malvern, Pennsylvania takes its name, finally has his own gravestone. “We had always assumed a collapse of the churc…

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