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Polson, Lake County, Montana
Lat: 47° 40' 39"N, Lon: 114° 09' 42"W
T22N R22W Section 9
Contributed by Ellen Achenbaugh, Oct 03, 2007, last edited Oct
06, 2007 [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Total records = 9.
The cemetery is located between Missoula, to the South and Kalispell,
to the North, off Highway 93. To reach the cemetery from Polson
take Hwy 93 to First Street East, turn South on First Street East
and follow it up the hill past the Saint Joseph Medical Center,
to Polson Community Church. Turn right or West into the church driveway.
You will see the little cemetery directly in front of you. It has
a chain link fence around it.
The Sisters of the Religious Hospitallers of Saint Joseph, established
the Calvary Cemetery in 1927. This cemetery may also be known
by three other names, Hospital Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery
or Sisters Cemetery.
The Polson Community Church currently owns and maintains the
cemetery. Contact information regarding this cemetery: Donna Whealon
at Saint Joseph Hospital, Polson, Montana. Phone: 406 883-5377
I have completed a tombstone transcription from when I walked
through this cemetery on Sep 04, 2007. This is a complete list
of all visual and known burials.
- Ellen Achenbaugh
Kearns, Helen, b. 1900, d. 1963, Sister Superior St Joseph
Leahy, Mother Gertrude, b. 1875, d. 1942, “Foundress”
Leahy, Mother St Joseph Leahy, b. 1857, d. 1935, “Foundress”
Leahy, Sister Mary S.H. Leahy, b. 1855, d. 1927, “Foundress”
(S.H. = Sacred Heart)
McCluskey, Sister St Catherine, b. 1885, d. 1962
Moore, James M., b. 1867, d. 1937
O'Malley, William M., b. 1878, d. 1956, Reverand
Peiro, Sister Mary Lucy A., b. 1907, d. 1947
Sandoval, Ben, b. 1885, d. 1964
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