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Lakewood Cemetery
(Coventry Township)
1080 W. Waterloo Road
Akron, Ohio 44314 USA
(330) 745-5825
Established:  1839
Cross Streets:  Wingate Avenue and Hope Avenue
Responsible Party:  Lakewood Cemetery Association, 1080 W. Waterloo Road, Akron, OH  44314
Status:  Active
History:  The original six directors of this cemetery were H. F. Kreightbaum, M. Young, George Romig, J. A. Snyder, Wesley Kreighbaum and George Shaw.  The cemetery association these men formed continues to function today.
Famous People Buried Here:  Herman W. Keiser; born October 7, 1914; died December 24, 2004; Professional Golfer, 1946 Masters Champion.  Served in the Navy during WWII.