New Castle County Cemetery

Find New Castle County Delaware 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,.

Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery 2465 Chesapeake City Road Bear DE 19701 302-834-8046

James A Tartaglia - Sand Piper Cemetery Lettering Company 108 South Dupont Road Wilmington DE 19804 302-654-5956

Jewish Community Cemetery 401 Foulk Road Wilmington DE 19803 302-660-2292

Lombardy Cemetery 410 Foulk Road Wilmington DE 19803 302-762-5832

Lombardy Cemetery Company 1812 Gilpin Avenue Wilmington DE 19806 302-656-6824

Lower Brandywine Cemetery 117 Old Kennett Road Wilmington DE 19807 302-658-0454

MT Salem Cemetery 1709 Mount Salem Lane Wilmington DE 19806 302-764-2111

Middletown Forest Cemetery North Broad Street Middletown DE 19709 302-378-3410

New Castle Gracelawn Memorial Park Cemetery 2220 North Dupont Highway New Castle DE 19720 302-654-6158

Pauley Cemetery Memorials 3110 Lancaster Avenue Wilmington DE 19805 302-658-7002

Silverbrook Cemetery 3300 Lancaster Pike Wilmington DE 19805 302-658-0953

Townsend Townsend Cemetery Caldwell Corner Road Townsend DE 19734 302-378-3410

Wilmington All Saints Cemetery 6001 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington DE 19808 302-737-2524

Wilmington Cathedral Cemetery 2400 Lancaster Avenue Wilmington DE 19805 302-656-3323

Wilmington Catholic Cemeteries 2400 Lancaster Avenue Wilmington DE 19805 302-254-4701

About New Castle County Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in New Castle County, DE

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

New Castle County Private Cemeteries

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

Cemetery Operations

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