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October 23, 2017

Historic Mon City Cemetery chapel restoration in works

Monongahela Cemetery Superintendent Mark Affinito, left, and cemetery board President and Secretary Jack Cattaneo stand in front of the 122-year-old chapel.

By KRISTIE LINDEN

klinden@yourmvi.com

The Monongahela Cemetery, a little more than 150 years old, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its 122-year-old chapel is one of the key reasons it earned that honor.

The chapel has remained mostly untouched since it opened in 1895 in the cemetery, just off of Route 88 on Country Club Road.

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