Notre-Dame Cemetery (Ottawa)

Coordinates: 45°26′31″N 75°39′07″W / 45.442°N 75.652°W / 45.442; -75.652
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Notre-Dame Cemetery
Notre-Dame Cemetery in winter.
Coordinates45°26′31″N 75°39′07″W / 45.442°N 75.652°W / 45.442; -75.652
StyleRoman Catholic
Owned byRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa–Cornwall
No. of graves114,000
WebsiteOfficial website
Find a GraveNotre-Dame Cemetery
Wilfrid Laurier's grave, sculpted by Alfred Laliberté, in Notre-Dame Cemetery (Ottawa)

Notre Dame Cemetery, is a Catholic cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Opened in 1872, it is the most prominent Catholic cemetery in Ottawa. The cemetery's western edge is located in Vanier, just south of Beechwood Cemetery. Its eastern limit is St. Laurent Boulevard. The cemetery is the final resting place for more than 114,000 people.

Notable interments[edit]

War graves[edit]

The cemetery contains the war graves of 115 Commonwealth service personnel, 40 from World War I and 75 from World War II.[1]


  1. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report.
  • McKendry, Jennifer (2003), Into the silent land : historic cemeteries & graveyards in Ontario, Kingston, Ontario{{citation}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)[ISBN missing]
  • Pelletier, Jean Yves (2009), Ottawa Notre Dame Cemetery, an historic cemetery of national importance established in 1872., Quebec City, Quebec: Les Éditions GID[ISBN missing]
  • Quesnel, Albert (1981), Nécrologies des pierres tombales du cimetière Notre-Dame d'Ottawa., Vanier, Ontario: Les Éditions Quesnel de Fomblanche[ISBN missing]

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