Cleveland, Ohio: The Weeping Angel

Eerie bronze statue of an angel of death, wings spread, seated on a family marble monument. Discoloration from moisture results in black tears rolling down its face! Sculpted by Herman Matzen.

Lakeview Cemetery

12316 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH
US Hwy 20/Euclid Ave. In cemetery, section 9, up the hill from where sections 2 and 3 meet.
Gates open daily 7:30-4:30 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Haserot Angel of Death

The actual name of the sculpture is "Angel of Death Victorious" by Herman Matzen. She can be found up the hill from where sections 2 and 3 meet.

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Angel of Death.

Haserot Angel of Death

The Haserot Angel of Death.

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At Lakeview Cemetery, the Francis Haserot family monument features this striking sculpture of a seated bronze angel holding a down-turned torch, its face marked with black moisture stains from an other-worldly crying jag. Sculpted in 1924.

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