Agawam Cemetery

Find Agawam Massachusetts cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries. Cemeteries provide information on funerals and burial services including internment, headstones and grave markers, burial grounds, cemetery plots, vaults, crypts, as well as burial records for national, state,.

Agawam Center Cemetery 820 Main Street Agawam MA 01001 413-786-5399

Ashleyville Cemetery Association 122 Riviera Drive Agawam MA 01001 413-789-4271

Mass Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1390 Main Street Agawam MA 01001 413-821-9500

Springfield Street Cemetery 141 North West Street Agawam MA 01030 413-789-2330

About Agawam Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Agawam, MA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Agawam make their plots available to the general public. Agawam Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Hampden County are generally restricted to veterans and other individuals who have served in the armed forces. In some cases, family members of veterans may also be buried in Military Cemeteries.

Interested parties may contact Cemeteries for questions about:
  • Finding a cemetery near you
  • Agawam Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Agawam
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Agawam burial records and gravesite history
Agawam Burial Records

Agawam burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Agawam may be obtained from the office of the Agawam Cemetery where that burial took place. The Hampden County government may provide these records at the Offices of the Hampden County Cemetery, Hampden County Parks and Public Works Departments.

Public Cemeteries in Agawam, MA

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Hampden County government, or they may be privately owned. They are open to the public and generate most of their revenue from the sale of individual burial plots, gravesites, and mausoleums in Agawam, Massachusetts. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Agawam. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Agawam is usually the responsibility of the Hampden County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Agawam Private Cemeteries

Massachusetts Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Agawam businesses and non-profit organizations, such as churches. A Cemetery owned by a church or other religious institution may be considered a Public Cemetery if it is open to the general public. Many Cemeteries are owned by small, Agawam based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Agawam business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Massachusetts State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Hampden County zoning rules. Massachusetts State requires Agawam Public Cemeteries to establish an endowment or other fund for the perpetual care and maintenance of the Cemetery. A certain portion of each burial plot sale must be designated for the future care and maintenance of the Cemetery grounds. These requirements are intended to ensure that funds are available to maintain the Cemetery even after all of the burial plots have been sold. Massachusetts may also regulate service fees charged by Agawam Cemeteries.