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Homewood Memorial Gardens Cemetery

Preckwinkle, Dart dedicate monument at Homewood cemetery

HOMEWOOD | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Sheriff Tom Dart on Wednesday dedicated a monument at the Homewood cemetery the county uses for the burial of indigents and the remains of unclaimed or unidentified individuals.

December 11, 2013 6:15 pm

Indigent burials remain at Homewood area cemetery

CHICAGO | Cook County officials will continue to use a south suburban cemetery for burials of the indigent even though the cost has increased.

October 03, 2012 7:30 pm

County Board OKs local medical examiner on interim basis

CHICAGO | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s pick for medical examiner will not be able to start until early September, causing the County Board on Tuesday to approve an interim appointment.

July 24, 2012 3:15 pm
Commissioner offers new guidelines for burial of poor, unknown

Commissioner offers new guidelines for burial of poor, unknown

Flowers mark a field at Homewood Memorial Gardens cemetery, 600 Ridge Road, Homewood, where Cook County's indigent and unidentified dead are buried. Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey, D-12th, wants to create new standards for the way the county handles burials of the indigent, unclaimed…

April 04, 2011 2:47 pm
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