Facebook Post Leads Residents to Rally to Clean Up a Titusville, Florida Cemetery

The LaGrange Cemetery in Titusvillle, Florida was best described as being “in shambles.” John Petrik took to Facebook on Friday morning, where he explained in a community group what he discovered at the cemetery. By Monday morning, the LaGrange Cemetery was filled with more than 30 volunteers inspired by the post and ready to work. On a whim’s notice, inspired residents posted in the group, organizing a spur-of-the-moment clean up on Labor Day.

You can read this great story in an article in the WKMG ClickOrlando web site at http://goo.gl/Gfqo8c.

My thanks to newsletter reader Walter Wood for telling me about the story.


Fantastic and inspirational group effort! I’d love to see his spirit spread.


Glad you posted this, my grandfather is buried here. I live in Texas, but have been to the cemetery a couple times, and then it seemed to be relatively taken care of. Does anyone know how can I contact John Petrik?


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