Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin
About Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin
Mount Hope Cemetery became a cemetery of the Diocese of Rockford in 1908, the same year the Diocese of Rockford was incorporated. Mount Hope Cemetery’s total acreage is approximately 16 acres. It offers grave spaces, garden mausoleum spaces, niche spaces, cremation graves, and graves with vaults already placed, (two burials, two vaults, one space.) The cemetery’s rolling hills are found on the far east side of Elgin, in Cook County. Mass is celebrated each Memorial Day at 9:00 am, weather permitting. Preceding mass on Memorial Day is an honor guard for the Veterans buried at Mount Hope. Cemetery Committal Services can be arranged either graveside or in the beautiful Chapel that is on the cemetery grounds.