Columbus Cemetery

Find Columbus Pennsylvania 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,.

Columbus Westlawn Cemetery 69 North Street Columbus PA 16405 814-664-4779

About Columbus Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Columbus, PA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Columbus make their plots available to the general public. Columbus Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Warren 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
  • Columbus Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Columbus
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Columbus burial records and gravesite history
Columbus Burial Records

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

Public Cemeteries in Columbus, PA

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Warren 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 Columbus, Pennsylvania. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Columbus. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Columbus is usually the responsibility of the Warren County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Columbus Private Cemeteries

Pennsylvania Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Columbus 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, Columbus based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Columbus business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Pennsylvania State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Warren County zoning rules. Pennsylvania State requires Columbus 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. Pennsylvania may also regulate service fees charged by Columbus Cemeteries.