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All the Marbles

While on a trek through Mount Olivet a few weeks ago, my eye was caught by an interesting surname that I hadn’t seen before—Marble. Upon...

Heavy Lifting

Well, we had an inaugural couple weeks of our own here at Mount Olivet Cemetery with the installation of some pretty awesome monuments....

Days of Glaze

"Little Christmas," also known as "Old Christmas," is one of the traditional names among Irish Christians and Amish Christians for...

Season's Greetings

Christmas cards seem like they are slowly becoming a thing of the past. With electronic means to send picture messages via social media,...

The Family Business

William T. Delaplaine In this heightened season of “giving,” I thought it was the perfect time to chronicle the life, and death, of...

A "Familial" Marker

A familiar name caught my eye a few weeks as I was planting veteran flags on the cemetery’s Area Q. As a matter of fact, I can say it's...

The Gift of Remembrance

For over a decade, the Mount Olivet Board of Directors had entertained the idea of establishing a preservation-themed fund with the...

Smiles and Leaves

Leaves, leaves and more leaves! They brighten the atmosphere of the cemetery when high on trees, having the power to turn visitors'...

 
 

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