Located at 1625 Calvary Dr., Dayton, Ohio, the rolling hills of Calvary Cemetery are a beautiful and peaceful setting for a cemetery and will serve the needs of many future generations of Dayton area families. Call us at (937) 293-1221 for more information. Read more...

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  • Find A Loved One

    You are welcome to use our online records search. Calvary Cemetery makes this available for your genealogical interest, necessity, and enjoyment.

  • Calvary History

    The History of Calvary Cemetery is the history of the Dayton Region. More than 75,000 memorials detail the rich history of the people of the Miami Valley.

  • Cemetery Map

    We want to make your visit as convenient as possible. Learn your way around our grounds. Use our downloadable map to navigate Calvary Cemetery.

  • Photo Gallery

    With 200 acres featuring some of the most picturesque vistas of Dayton, Calvary Cemetery offers pleasant surprises at every turn. Enjoy our selection of photos.




An Artist's View of Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery the proud home of this commemorative painting commissioned by renowned artist, Paul Melia. Paul’s work is known internationally and locally for his impressionist and realistic styles along with distinctive portraits. Melia has received many local and national awards. Paul’s faith shines through his inspirational paintings of both St. Mary Church and Holy Angels Church. His commercial works include paintings for Proctor & Gamble, General Electric, Wright State University, plus many more.
The painting for Calvary Cemetery is a 50” x 48” watercolor media of abstract/ realism design. Melia’s painting uses the subject matter of images within Calvary Cemetery.
Paul has resided in Dayton since 1946. Paul currently lives in Kettering with his wife, Carole, who he describes as the strength of the family. They have four children, three girls and a boy, all artists in their own right. They are an artist, designer, illustrator and photographer.

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  • Harry F Finke Junior Retiring from Calvary Cemetery Association Board of Trustees

    Effective July 1, 2014, Harry F Finke, Jr. retired from Calvary Cemetery Association’s Board of Trustees after fifty one years of continuous service, the last forty six as its President. As a Civil Engineer, Finke and his Construction company led the development of Calvary’s roads, curbs and sewer systems as well as major building projects, […]

  • Phase One of Self Guided Tour Project Complete

    What if you could walk through Calvary Cemetery anytime you wanted to* and identify the interesting people buried there? (*During visitor hours in person or 24/7 through the internet.) For the last two years, Calvary has been developing a self guided tour of notable sites throughout the cemetery using location signs equipped with QR codes […]

  • St Kateri Preserve Project Announced

    The Calvary Cemetery Association is launching a five year, five acre land conservation project beginning with a natural burial area, walking trails and and a 1.5 acre lake. The goal is to provide a green space that is a nurturing environment for human as well as plant and animal life. Marianist Brother Don Geiger, a […]

  • VFW 657 Places Wreath for WWI 100th Anniversary

      This is the anniversary of the beginning of WWI in Europe on July 28, 1914. Although there were many events which impacted the United States in the following years, our nation officially entered the war in 1917 and the War ended in late 1918. American causalities numbered more than 200,000. This war remains one […]

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