edson cemetery

from jack keouac posted in literature


edson cemetery
boston rd and spencer st
lowell, massachusetts 01852

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Jack Kerouac was interred in his family plot at Edson Cemetery after his death from cirrhosis complications on Oct. 21, 1969.

Kerouac's funeral service was held at St. Jean Baptiste Cathedral, and his wake was held at Amedee Archambault & Sons.

Located in the Sampras family plot at Lincoln Avenue between Seventh and Eighth Streets- Kerouac's grave is a low, flat marker.

It reads:
“Ti Jean", John L. Kerouac, Mar. 12, 1922 - October 21, 1969, He Honored Life.

photo: Julie Jordan Scott