Press

Press

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!


“A Chat With” Nancy Goldenberg

Nancy Goldenberg, President & CEO of Laurel Hill Cemetery and West Laurel Hill Cemetery & Funeral Home sat down with CBS3’s Jessica Kartalija to discuss all things cemeteries in this October seg…

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Graveyards as green getaways

Graveyards as green getaways

Similarly, Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill and its sister cemetery West Laurel Hill were founded in the 19th century as alternatives to the churchyards. In his diary in 1835, Laurel Hill’s founder John…

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Tombstone Tourism is Booming

Tombstone Tourism is Booming

A curious thing is happening at some of the oldest urban cemeteries in the United States. They’ve become havens for cabin-fevered city-dwellers. Thousands of cooped up people are flocking to them ea…

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Live a Greener Life

Live a Greener Life

Live a Greener Life It may sound morbid, but our carbon footprint continues to stomp along long after we die—unless we take the initiative to peace-out in the greenest way possible. Lucky for us, P…

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Pet & Aquamation Services at West Laurel Hill

Corey from Mainline Business Community Podcast spends a few minutes speaking with Ginny, who works at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.She explains the aquamation process offered through West Laurel Cemetery…

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