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Cemetery/Memorial Book

Director of Cemetery, Maria Vrame.

Name: Maria Vrame
Job: Funeral Coordinator and Cemetery Facilitator
Email: mvrame@stlukeorthodox.com

Fairmont-Willow Cemetery is a beautiful memorial park in Willow Springs between 95th st., Willow Springs Road and Archer Road, surrounded by forest preserves and only a short ride from St. Luke Parish. It is in this park that St. Luke has purchased grave sites. We are the first Orthodox presence in this locatione where we have had a stately Orthodox cross marking our area and overshadowing our grave sites.

Each year in the spring, Fr. Andrew Harrison chants a Memorial Service on the site for those buried there and blesses each grave. This is comforting to those who have no relative living to know that they their grave will also be blest and not fogotten.

One does not need to be a member of St. Luke to purchase a site in this designated location. This park is also convenient to the other Orthodox churches in this area.

If you, a member of your family or a friend are interested in purchasing a site in this designated area, please feel free to contact me or Fr. Andrew Harrison and we will be happy to serve you.

Job Description

Responsible for the sale of cemetery lots and the purchase of additional land. Oversees the care of the cemetery plots and monuments. Facilitates funeral arrangements comforts families during times of loss and providing referrals for grief therapy.



St. Luke Purchased a section of lots to establish a parish cemetery. A monument was purchased and installed. Following Divine Liturgy Father Andrew led a procession to the St. Luke section where he blessed the lots and monument.

Monument marking St. Luke section. Procession to the monument. Blessing of the St. Luke section.

Current Events & Information

Chart Of Lot Locations
Tree Planting
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2017
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2016
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2015
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2014
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2013
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2012
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2011
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2010
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2009
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2008
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2007
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2006
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2005
Cemetery Ministry Annual Report, January 2004