Prior to running out of graves, a plan will be made in order for the cemeteries to continue to operate and serve the Town.
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You may not pre-purchase any graves until an immediate need occurs; however, upon immediate need, graves are available for purchase by current residents of the Town, having lived in the Town for a minimum of one year. The purchase of graves is limited to (1) double deep grave for two burials (no single graves are available at this time).
Pine Haven Cemetery Columbarium niches are available for purchase pre-need and immediate need for the inurnment of ashes only. Each niche accommodates (2) standard size urns. A limit of (2) niches per family may be purchased by current residents and former residents whom resided in the Town for more than five years.
(1) 2’x1’ monument and foundation, not to exceed 24 inches high (including its base) and one bronze Veterans’ marker and foundation are allowed for each single lot/grave.
Flat marker sections:
(1) flat monument not to exceed 2’x1’ and one bronze Veterans’ marker and foundation are allowed for each flat marker section lot/grave and double deep grave.
All unauthorized plantings and prohibited items may be removed or altered at any time with the Superintendent’s authorization and without notification. No schedule of removal will be posted due to the removal of unmaintained or unsightly items.
Planting and flowers is limited to annual plants and flowers placed in an area in front of a monument that is not more than twelve inches deep by the width of the monument. Cut flowers and/or potted plants may be placed on a grave, but will be removed by cemetery personnel after two weeks, or sooner, if such flowers or plants have become unsightly or unattractive.
No plantings of any kind are allowed. Flower Pot Dimensions: (1) flower pot per lot is allowed with dimensions not to exceed 6” wide (square or round) and overall height (with plantings) not to exceed 12” high. Flag Holders and/or Vigil Lights: (1) flag holder and/or one vigil standard vigil light per lot is allowed with flag dimensions not to exceed 12” by 18” with a maximum height of 24”. All other items and decorations will be removed on a weekly basis.
Funeral Flowers may be placed in the Columbarium area at the time of inurnment and will be removed within twenty-four hours following the inurnment. No fastening or adhering of any objects including flower holders, solar lights, emblems, decorations, etc. on or around Columbarium, Niche panels, doors walls or surface.
No lot or grave shall have an enclosure of any type, such as a fence, hedge, ditch or curbing.
Decorations and ornaments, such as Christmas trees, pumpkins, balloons, and spin wheel toys, are not permitted in the cemeteries.
Anything that is hazardous to maintenance workers, cemetery employees, or machines, such as marble chips, gravel, rocks, wire pot holders, etc. is prohibited on lots and grave sites in the cemeteries.
All unauthorized plantings and prohibited items may be removed or altered at any time with the Superintendent’s authorization and without notification. The Town and its officials and employees shall not be liable for damage from any source to monuments, markers, or any other privately owned articles or materials within the cemeteries.
Please call our office at 781-270-1982 or email email@example.com and we will be happy to assist you during cemetery business hours - Monday through Friday, 7am - 3:00pm.
Cemeteries are open to visit graves every day from dawn to dusk.