Ste Rita Cemetery - Ste Rita MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 49° 52.860 W 096° 17.815
14U E 694187 N 5528903
Quick Description: This cemetery is on Ducharme Road; 0.4 km south of Hwy 15 in Ste Rita, Manitoba in the Rural Municipality of Reynolds.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 10/18/2010 9:31:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM9YXA
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
Views: 2

Long Description:
There is a plaque in the cemetery that reads:

Commemorating a pioneer family
who came here May 9, 1907
and settled on this land.
Antoine Ducharme & wife Christine
together with sons and daughters
Olier Ducharme
Jean Baptiste Ducharme
Joe Ducharme
Rivoca Ducharme
Celeste Ducharme
Maria Ducharme
Three grandchildren
Albert Ducharme
Josephine Ducharme
Rose Ducharme
This original name of this town
was Craig, named after Dick Craig,
a contractor who opened the first
bush camp in 1907.

There is some online information from CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project, available here: St Rita / Craig Siding Roman Catholic Cemetery.

The first burial was in 1932 and there are about 50 graves here.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Not listed

Approximate number of graves: Not listed

Cemetery Status: Not listed

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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