Calvary Catholic Cemetery
AKA
St. John & Bernard Parish Cemetery
Located on section 29, Benton Township.
south side of Napier Avenue near intersection
of Crystal Avenue,
Benton Harbor, Michigan

St. John's Catholic Parish is the older of the two parishes. It was established in 1890 and in 1892 it acquired another 10 acres of ground outside the city limits, at that time.
It was named Calvary.  St. Bernard Parish was organized about 1961. The following list was accrued from various sources:
Death certificates, archaic listings, family files, obituaries and tombstone photos. See Find A Grave, Seeking Michigan and  Berrien County Genealogical Society
for more exstensive listings.

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Partial older burial listing

Name DOB or Age at Death Date of Death Additional Notes
       
Aaron, Gerald Frank Sr. 9. Sep. 1895 29. Sep. 1973
Aaron, Marie 2. Jan. 1894 9. Nov. 1969 per stone
Abruscato, Lena A 22. Oct. 1916 24. Aug. 2008 per stone
Abruscato, Sadie Rosa Dob 1873 27. Jul. 1917
Abruscato, Sally Mary 22. May. 1937 31. Jan. 1944 d/o Sam & Lena
Abruscato, Sam 25. Dec. 1906 27. Jun. 1966 obit
Adam, John 15. Jul. 1919 21. Dec. 1978 per stone
Adam, Yvonne 8. Jun. 1925 22. May. 2009 per stone
Adams, Edward C.
14. Jan. 1973 per stone
Adams, Melisa Ann 7. Aug. 1967 10. Aug. 1967 per stone
Aigner, Josef 6. Apr. 1869 13. Sep. 1940 per stone
Ainsworth, Katherine 3. May. 1914 31. Dec. 1968 -
Alden, Amanda Carolyn 23. May. 1870 27. Jun. 1966 w/o Arthur
Alden, Arthur B 18. May. 1871 13. Oct. 1920 dc
Alti, John 1888 – Italy 11. Feb. 1929 Feb 14, 1929 burial
Alti, Rose 1891 1973 -
Alti, Thomas G 1888 1948 -
Anthony, Mark 31. Jul. 1926 21. Nov. 1952 USNR WW II
Arend, Frances A. (Conrad) April 23, 1923 Illinois March 23, 2011 -St. Joseph Cont. by: Dennis Arend - Sun City, AZ
Aresso, Anthony 11. Jun. 1891 30. Sep. 1944 WWI Army Vet
Aresso, Margaret 65y, 10m, 3d 27. Apr. 1927
Aresso, Theresa 29. Dec. 1881 20. Nov. 1935 “Mother”
Aresso, Thomas 20. May. 1882 14. Nov. 1958 “Father”
Babcock, Charlotte - Mar 22, 1929 - burial -
Baker, Catherine 54 yrs 5 mos 26 d's 29. Oct. 1904 nee Cavenaugh
Baker,John J abt 78 yrs 17. Jun. 1911 -
Baute, Emelia 71 yrs 18. Oct. 1897 -
Baute, John 1824 1900 born Belgium
Beatham, Delyle Howard 3. Nov. 1894 4. Mar. 1954 WW I Vet
Beatham, Ruth E. 8. Jul. 1893 10. Nov. 1973
Beaur, Emma M 1842 1913 born Germany
Belski, William 29 yrs 16. Mar. 1946 WW II Vet
so Joseph Belski
Bracket, Joseph 61 yrs 10. May. 1919 born Italy
Bracket, Mary (Patten) 12/04/58 10. Jan. 1913 wo Joseph
Brady, Sarah 1857 1917 -
Brandenbourg, Louis 63 yr 8 m's 7 's 5. Jun. 1910 -
Brandenbourg, Mary 1. Jan. 1851 6. Feb. 1923 per list & Family file
Brandonisio, James 17. Mar. 1893 10. Aug. 1961 Veteran
Breadlow, Anna Mrs   Apr 14, 1933 burial date -
Broderick "mother" 1851 ? -
Broderick, Edward 16. Feb. 1851 2. Jun. 1914 -
Brown, Paul E. Jr. 25. Jan. 1921 3. Sep. 1952 WW II Vet
Buchner, John 1861 1923 -
Burk, David 16. Jan. 1893 6. Jun. 1951 USN WW I
Burk, Helen 17. Mar. 1895 30. May. 1918 death cert.
Burke, Maria 184? 1907 -
Bussey, Helen 1854? 1922 -
Bussey, Luis 1854 1912 -
Cahill, Hames 68 y's 1 m 3 d's 30. Dec. 1905 -
Casazza, Mary Miss May 1878 Italy June 1, 1954 obit date -
Cechowicz, Joseph W. 18. Mar. 1893 11. Mar. 1958 WW I Vet
Cechowicz, Josephine 2. Nov. 1896 3. Feb. 1974
Cheevers, John 1827 22. Mar. 1909 -
Cheevers, Mary 1823 1908 -
Cluchey, Mitchel 5 yrs 19. Feb. 1920 so Mike Cluchey accidental gun fire
Conrad, John J. November 12, 1896 (Illinois) Mar 25, 1973 Benton Harbor Cont. by: Dennis Arend - Sun City, AZ
Conrad, Mathilda (Schoenbeck) May 21, 1900 -Skokie, Ill November 27, 1990 (St. Joseph, MI) Cont. by: Dennis Arend - Sun City, AZ
Corsello, Angelina 20. Sep. 1903 25. May. 1966 w/o Glacomo “Jack”
Corsello, Dominic 6. Nov. 1928 9. Aug. 1997 per stone
Corsello, Frank Sr. 8. Jan. 1922 17. Jul. 2008 per stone
Corsello, Giacomo T. "Jack" 7. Jul. 1896 30. Jul. 1961 WW I Vet
Corsello, Margaret Adelaide 21. Apr. 1955 18. Jun. 1959 d/o Frank & Pearl
Corsello, Pearl M. 16. Aug. 1930 3. Oct. 1991 w/o Frank
Corsello, Phillip M. 6. May. 1934 21. Oct. 1975 per stone
Corsello, Rose Marie 3. Aug. 1961 6. Aug. 1961 d/o Frank & Pearl
Corsello, Sharon L 24. Jun. 1940 24. Aug. 1998 per stone
Cray, Julia 1849 1926 -
Cryan, John Owen 83 yrs 22. Feb. 1917 -
Cryan, Mary A Mar 1842 1. Feb. 1915 -
Dachel, Johanna Oct 1841 Dod 1922 -
Daly, James W 31. Aug. 1885 24. Sep. 1947 per stone
Daly, Lydia 2. Dec. 1891 3. Mar. 1974 w/o James
Daly, Mary 16. Apr. 1858 13. Jun. 1927 d/o Peter & Eliza Daly
Daly, Mary (Flood) 13. Apr. 1844 25. Jul. 1936 w/o Thomas B. Daly
Daly, Mary Ann (Jenkins) Dob 1908 Dod 1988 per stone
Daly, Michael F. 27. Aug. 1858 10. Aug. 1943
Daly, Peter 29. Apr. 1833 20. Jan. 1910 dc
Daly, Peter Dob 1868 6. Nov. 1945 dc
Daly, Peter 24. Dec. 1893 31. Oct. 1895 s/o T & M per stone
Daly, Thomas B 1844 1. Nov. 1914 -
Daly, Thomas B. Dob 1844 1. Nov. 1914 dc
Damico, Anna Anzalone 25. Dec. 1904 11. Jan. 1997 per stone
Damico, Bertha C. Dob 1914 Dod 1984 per stone
Damico, Deborah Marie 29. Sep. 1958 2. Feb. 1960 per stone
Damico, Frank 16. Apr. 1904 19. Nov. 2003 per stone
Damico, infant son 13. Feb. 1925 13. Feb. 1925 s/o Tony & Josephine
Damico, Joseph C.  May 18, 1906  Jul. 28, 1988 per stone
Damico, Josephine Tripi Dob 1906 Dod 2006 per stone
Damico, Loreta Dob 1877 Dod 1951 per stone
Damico, Loretta Dob 1872 Dod 1955 per stone
Damico, Mary 28. Aug. 1943 28. Aug. 1943 per stone
Damico, Patricia Ann "Pat" Grimes 5. Feb. 1938 26. Mar. 2005 obit and stone
Damico, Philip 15. Aug. 1927 9. Jan. 1934 s/o Tony & Josephine
Damico, Philip G
22. Feb. 1937 per stone
Damico, Phillip Dob 1867 Dod 1952 per stone
Damico, Thomas "Tony" 4. Feb. 1902 12. Sep. 1991 per stone
Damico, Vincenza Dob 1879 Dod 1970 per stone
Dandre

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Davino

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Davis, Emma M Dob 1892 Dod 1961 per stone
Davis, George J. Dob 1886 Dod 1926 per stone
Davis, John Stewart Dob 1865 Dod 1949 per stone
Davis, Mary Dob 1858 Dod 1941 on stone with Theron
Davis, Theron Dob 1858 Dod 1832 on stone with Mary
Dawson, Catherine (Murphy) Age 50 Y's 23. Jul. 1921 dc
Deitie – family

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Deitle, Frank 1833 born Germany 1909 -
Deitle, Therasia 1824 1882 -
Dejanovich family

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Dempsey, J E Mrs   Feb 1926 -
Denner, Elizabeth 1846 1920 -
Denner, John 1848 1918 -
Denner, Olive 1882 28. Nov. 1903 do John Denner
DeWitt, Harden A. Dob 1904 Dod 1981 per stone
DeWitt, John
22. Sep. 1945 per stone
DeWitt, Lillian A. Dob 1910 Dod 2006 on stone with Harden
DeWitt, William 6. Nov. 1936 21. Jul. 1966 USAF
Dimaria, Frank 27 yrs Aug 25, 1926 obit date -
Dimaria, Sam 17 yrs 25. Aug. 1926 -
Donnellan, John 1872 1956 -
Donnellan, John J 1907 1971 -
Donnellan, Joseph F 1900 1930 -
Donnellan, Joseph F 1874 1944 -
Donnellan, Katherine E 1868 19. Feb. 1917 -
Donnellan, Mary 1838 1909 -
Donnellan, Mary Ann Lynch 1874 1945 -
Donnellan, Patrick 1828 1902 -
Donnellan, Vincent DePaul 22. Oct. 1911 7. May. 1964 -
Donnelly, Jeanne Mary Dob 1904 2. Mar. 1914 Dc – d/o Thomas
Donnelly, Joseph P. 03/15/07 01/08/55 WW II US Army Vet
Donnelly, Michael
19. Nov. 1917 s/o Patrick
Driscoll, Anna 09/21/90 05/30/66 per obit-w/o Benjamin
Driscoll, Benjamin F. 11/12/81 05/31/50 per obit
Duerr, Carolyn Ann 1 1/2 Y's 17. Apr. 1927 do Otto Duerr
Duerr, Joseph A      
Duerr, Mary 1849 born Germany 28. Jan. 1914 wo Joseph
do Peter Wessel
Duerr, Rev Clemens 1837 1921 -
Dwan, Anna Dob 1874 Dod 1961 per stone
Dwan, Edward Dob 1864 Dod 1945 per stone
Dwan, infant stillborn 7. Aug. 1911 do Leo & Eva Dwan of Chicago, IL
Dwan, James Dob 1874 Dod 1970 per stone
Dwan, Johanna 1843 1886 wo John
Dwan, John 1832 1900 -
Dwan, John F 23. Aug. 1866 18. Nov. 1911 so John & Johanna Dwan
Dwan, Leo Dob 1879 Dod 1881 so John & Johanna Dwan
Dwan, Leo J. Dob 1882 Dod 1947 per stone
Dwan, Lucille infant stillborn 08/07/11 per death cert. & stone
Dwan, Marguerite Dob 1895 Dod 1981 on stone with William C.
Dwan, Martha Dob 1879 Dod 1939 on stone with James
Dwan, Mary 4. Mar. 1913 31. Oct. 1923 per stone
Dwan, Virgil Dob 1901 Dod 1972 per stone
Dwan, William A. Dob 1871 Dod 1837 per stone
Dwan, William C. Dob 1894 Dod 1957 per stone
Ennis, Catherine Dob 1871 8. Jan. 1901 dc
Ennis, Catherine Dob 1872 10. Sep. 1928
Ennis, John Joseph 8. Sep. 1862 31. Oct. 1916 dc
Ennis, William 20. Apr. 1899 20. Apr. 1922 s/o John & Catherine
Faher, Antoinette 12. Jun. 1918 30. Apr. 1973 w/o John
Faher, John 23. Jun. 1915 6. Mar. 1990
Farley, Phillip 1822 18. Aug. 1902 -
Farrar, Helen Dob 1908 Dod 1985 on stone with sister
Feller, Anna M Dob 1884 Dod 1975 on stone with Charles
Feller, Charles H Dob 1885 Dod 1970
Feller, Ignace “Net” Dob 1851 Dod 1938 on stone with Mary
Feller, Mary Dob 1858 Dod 1938
Fenters, Charles J. 28. May. 1905 9. Apr. 1962
Fitzgerald, John 1853 1911 -
Fitzsimmons, Evelyn H 03/07/11 9. Sep. 1911 d/o Thomas E. Fitzsimmons
Fozzo, Jerome 4. Dec. 1909 16. Oct. 1980 s/o Ralph
Fozzo, Ralph 78 yrs 22. Apr. 1946 Apr 25, 1946 obit date
Fozzo, Veronica 15. Mar. 1878 19. Dec. 1973 w/o Ralph
Frick, Anna I. (Berwanger) Dob 1856 21. Feb. 1933 “Mother”
Frick, Charles 1. May. 1915 28. Jul. 1994
Frick, Joseph 28. Dec. 1849 10. Aug. 1944 “Father”
Fronzo, Frank Abt 1871 28. Jul. 1921 railroad accident per dc
Frucci, Frances Age 15 Y's 28. Aug. 1921 d/o Dominic & Teressa Fratto Frucci.
Frucci, infant 19. Jan. 1915 16. Mar. 1915 s/o Dominic & Teressa Fratto Frucci.
Gagliano, Agostina Dob 1880 5. Feb. 1935
Gagliardo – burials

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Gano, Allen 08/26/92 01/27/65 per stone
Gano, Kathleen Dob 1959 Dod 1986 per stone
Gano, Madalene Dob 1892 Dod 1980 per stone
Gaska, Stanislaw “Stanley” 8. May. 1887 10. Nov. 1921 Dc - h/o Mary Duskiewicz
Goetz, Marguerite Mrs 91 yrs Jan 31, 1946 obit date -
Graziano, Anna - Mrs. Rocco   Mar 12, 1946 burial -
Gruss     Gruss photos contributed by:
Becky Borton = beckyborton@yahoo.com
Gruss, Carrie (Caroline O. Hall) 1875 1955 wo Fred - obit shows dob Sep 3, 1973
dod July 8, 1955
Gruss, Dominick 31. Aug. 1822 17. Oct. 1909 Gruss info. contributed by:
Becky Borton
Gruss, Edward M 26. Feb. 1916 12. Apr. 1992 -
Gruss, Elizabeth 1906 1973 do Henry & Mary
Gruss, Fred (Ernest Fredrick) 21. Feb. 1870 23. Sep. 1958  
Gruss, Gilbert 7. Jan. 1914 31. Aug. 1967 -WW II Vet
Gruss, Henry L 1867 1953 bro. of Fred Gruss
Gruss, Lena - Marie Magdelena Spiegel Oct 10, 1827 Guemar, France 1895 correction submitted by:
Becky Borton
Gruss, Mary M 1879 1930 -
Gruss, Raymond 1896 1896 9 days old
Hall, Stephen 1833 1899 2nd photo
Hansen, Catherine O'Niel 1842 2. Jan. 1917 old list says Calvary Cem.
death Cert. states Crystal Springs
Hansen, Peter 1834 1922 -
Hennes, Jacob May 15, 1855 Germany 20. Aug. 1915 -
Hild, Phillip A 1848 1926 -
Horton, Richard Earl Jr. 4 days 25. May. 1951 -
Hutson, Allen T 1834 1901 -
Jerue, Edward D 88 yrs 18. Oct. 1936 Operated Jerue House starting in 1891
Jerue, Francis 24. Apr. 1821 21. Mar. 1912 so Antoine Jerue
Jerue, Margaret Thebo 1858 19. Jan. 1943 -
Jerue, Mary 1821 1893 -
Kennedy, Elizabeth 1833 1919 -
Kennedy, Michael 1831 20. Mar. 1917
Kennedy, Michael 23. Feb. 1867 17. Nov. 1914
Kenney, William - Feb 10, 1947 burial -
Kenny, Harry Patrick age 72 yrs Apr 3, 1941 brief obit -
Kickels, J H <SP> 1864 1925 -
Kunkel, Carol Lynn (infant) 1. Jul. 1955 15. Aug. 1955 adopted do Robert A Kunkel
contr. by Brooke
LaPlant Denise 1841 1922 -
LaPlant, Gideon 22. Mar. 1839 11. May. 1913 death cert.
Litznerski, Francis Mathson 21. Sep. 1902 24. Jan. 1903 buried 27 Jan 1903
cont. by: Karen A Trzcinski
Litznerski, Mary (Gutkowski) 19. Mar. 1832 18. Apr. 1910
Litznerski, Vincent A. 15. Jul. 1897 12. Jun. 1900 06/14/00
Lynch, Mary 1839 1908 -
Lynch, Phillip 1828 22. Aug. 1907  
Mahka, John 1838 12. Sep. 1912 -
Marsola, Joseph 1845 1920 -
McGinnis, Sarah 1847 1923 -
McGinnis, Terrence 48 yrs 2 mos 15. May. 1906 -
Metras, Mary G. Mrs 10. Jan. 1837 23. May. 1913 -
Metras, McGuire 1. Sep. 1834 10. Jul. 1916 -
Monte, Louise infant daughter Mar 18, 1927 burial do Tony Monte
Murphy, Andrew A 1856 1925 -
Murphy, Arnot Mrs 36 yrs 20. Mar. 1900 do James Ospell
Murphy, James 1853 ? -
Murphy, Lawrence N 43 yrs 3. Sep. 1912 per death cert.
Murphy, Michael 1850 ? -
Murphy, Sarah 1864 1900 -
O'brien, Margaret 1854 1922 -
O'Brien, Timothy 1848 ?  
Orton, Gene Perry 1 yr 7 mo's 14. Feb. 1946 so William Orton
Parillo, Rocco Dec 19, 1895 Italy 24. Dec. 1939  death record so Bennie and Philliminia (Yagole) Parillo
Postelli, George age 10 yrs 29. Jun. 1933 struck by lightning so Frank Postelli
Radki, Betty B Mar 16, 1878 Germany Apr 8, 1946 obit date husband d. Oct 7, 1941
Raimonti, Minnie 1862 1925 -
Raimonti, Tony 1851 1921 -
Riley, Jane 1857 1921 -
Riley, Robert W 1849 1910 -
Romeo, Ameria 1866 1924 -
Ryan, Norah 29 yrs 1. Jun. 1914 single do Patrick Ryan
Ryan, Patrick 1841 12. Jul. 1911 -
Schilla, Margaret May 13, 1844 Germany 29. May. 1917 Married
nee Ziek per death cert.
Schilla, Michael 1844 1924 -
Schmitt, Anna Marie age 53 yrs 5. Mar. 1900 -
Schmitt, Francis J 1844 1919 -
Spingar, Frank 26. Mar. 1915 17. May. 1984  
Spingar, John 28. Oct. 1882 10. Jun. 1952 born Hungary d. Benton Harbor
Spingar info
contributed by: Barbara Rogers
Spingar, Margaret 18 Sept 1895 9. Mar. 1958 born Hungary,
widow of John
Strovel, Antone 1839 - Germany 20. Jul. 1912 old listing shows Stranel
Styger, Joseph   May 1922  
Talbot, Julia 9. Aug. 1865 31. Dec. 1901 -
Talbot, Julia 74 yrs 14. Mar. 1900 -
Taylor, John 1851 - Ireland 15. Jan. 1912 -
Thebo, Emanuel 1810 1900 -
Thebo, Rosella 1821 1906 -
Thiel, Clemence age 70 yrs born France 24. Nov. 1934 -
Thiel, Matt 1858 1926 -
Tousain, Henry M 67 yrs 13. Jan. 1927 -
Troffer, Lawrence 1861 23. Jun. 1899 death cert.
Troffer, Lewis 14. Aug. 1857 26. Apr. 1913 -
Troffer, Mary 25. Dec. 1857 23. Feb. 1907 -
Tutton, Julia 9. Aug. 1865 31. Dec. 1901 -
Valente, Mary Mrs   20. Sep. 1927 -
Valente, Natale 1855 4. Feb. 1920 -
Valente, Sam 3 yrs 9. Feb. 1916 so Krey Valente
Vogel, Louis 1830 1922 -
Wehrle, Joseph 1828 22. Feb. 1922 death cert.
Wenman, John F Mar 20, 1847 Canada 16. Sep. 1905 -
Whiteman, Mary 1845 1905 -
Whiteman, Vincent 1839 1913 -
Willmeng, Joseph 88 yrs 16. Jan. 1946 -
Willmeng, Louisa 79 yrs 19. Jan. 1946  
Yagman, Emma Dob 1895 Dod 1957 on stone with Helen Farrar
Yore, Mary 1862 1894 -
Yore, Patrick 1830 1908 -
Yore, Thomas 1867 1895 -
Yuran, Steve 1852 1921



 

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