East Longmeadow Cemetery

Find East Longmeadow 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,.

Baptist Village Cemetery 210 Hampden Road East Longmeadow MA 01028 413-525-1500

East Longmeadow Greenlawn Cemetery Callender Street East Longmeadow MA 01028 413-525-3584

About East Longmeadow Cemeteries

Cemeteries in East Longmeadow, MA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in East Longmeadow make their plots available to the general public. East Longmeadow 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
  • East Longmeadow Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in East Longmeadow
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • East Longmeadow burial records and gravesite history
East Longmeadow Burial Records

East Longmeadow burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in East Longmeadow may be obtained from the office of the East Longmeadow 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 East Longmeadow, 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 East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of East Longmeadow. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in East Longmeadow is usually the responsibility of the Hampden County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

East Longmeadow Private Cemeteries

Massachusetts Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by East Longmeadow 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, East Longmeadow based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local East Longmeadow 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 East Longmeadow 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 East Longmeadow Cemeteries.