Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 1:00 PM EDT
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Holy Cross Cemetery
100 E. Waterloo Rd.
Akron, OH 44319

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Every day, more than 3,000 children are killed through abortion and their bodies discarded as medical waste.   it's time to honor their lives and give them the dignity that the tragedy of abortion denied them.

On Saturday, September 9, 2023, Right to Life of Northeast Ohio  will sponsor an interfaith memorial service on the 11th annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, calling on pro-life Americans to honor the gravesites and memorials of our aborted brothers and sisters.

Please join is in a memorial service at 1PM to be held inside the Holy Family Mausoleum near the Memorial to the Unborn at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron.


Please check back here often for updates as to speakers and participants in this year's event as the information becomes available.

This year we are happy to have State Representative Steve Demetriou (Ohio's 35th District) speaking, Angela Hogle will be sharing her incredible story of adopting her son that you will not want to miss, as well as Rev. Bob Schneider ((retired),The Chapel, Akron), Fr. Louis Thomas (St. Andrew the Apostle, Norton). Several members of the Right to Life of Northeast Ohio including; Sarah McGervey, (Executive Director of Right to Life of Northeast Ohio) Board including musical styling of board member James Graening.

  • A  full map of the cemetery with the location of the memorial service is available to print by clicking here
  • The memorial service will be held rain or shine. 
  • Please bring a lawn chair; limited seating is available inside the mausoleum.  The front of the mausoleum is all glass overlooking the cemetery, and we may be extending the service to the outside of the mausoleum and you will need to have a chair if you would like to sit.
  • Parking is along the side of the cemetery roadway near the memorial and the mausoleum as indicated on the map. PLEASE REFRAIN FROM PARKING IN FRONT OF THE MEMORIAL OR IN FRONT OF THE MAUSOLEUM as indicated by the red lines on the map.
  • Please let us know you are coming so that we print enough programs.
  • To view all photos of last year's event, click here.

Please help us to honor the innocent lives of the children who were denied birth, and denied the dignity of a funeral.

YES, I will attend