Forty Fort Cemetery in Forty Fort Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Forty Fort Cemetery, a Cemetery, at River Street, Forty Fort PA.

Forty Fort Cemetery
20 River Street, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, 18704
Sun 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

About the Forty Fort Cemetery

The Forty Fort Cemetery, located in Forty Fort, PA, is a burial ground that offers funeral and burial services. The Cemetery provides information about their funeral and burial policies, burial records, plot records, and other Forty Fort Cemetery records.

Interested parties may contact the Cemetery for questions about:
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Forty Fort burial records
  • Gravesite history
  • Hours of operation
  • PA Cemetery policies
Forty Fort Burial Records

Forty Fort burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. These records contain information about the death date, the burial date, any services performed in a Forty Fort Cemetery, and payment records. Burial records may also list birth information, marriage information, and family members buried in Forty Fort or in Luzerne County. Cremation records contain similar information, such as internment information, death records, and Cemetery deeds.

Forty Fort Cemetery Burial Policies

Forty Fort Cemetery provides information about its burial policies, including any restrictions on access. Some Cemetery operating guidelines, for instance, limit access to burial sites. Burial policies also include information on receiving a burial permit, options for funeral services, locating graves in Luzerne County, and information about plot records and maps.

Gravesite History

Many Cemeteries provide gravesite history records, which can include information on Cemetery deeds, sales or transfers of the deed, and the location, size, and dimension of the plot. Some records include headstone images and links to nearby family burial sites. These Cemetery records may also contain tombstone inscriptions, information about the burial permit, and funeral records. Contact the Cemetery's main office to learn more about their gravesite history documents.

Cemetery Operations

Forty Fort Cemetery provides information on its policies, hours, and rules, including how to obtain Cemetery records, plot records, and Cemetery papers which can include death certificates. Some Cemeteries in Forty Fort or Luzerne County limit gravesite visits to certain hours or post restrictions on grave decorations. Forty Fort Cemetery also provides information about burial fees and any maintenance fees. The licensing and operation of Cemeteries, including Public Cemeteries and Private Cemeteries, is regulated by Pennsylvania State, which applies to most Cemeteries in Pennsylvania.

Cemeteries in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania houses both private, public, and military Cemeteries. These Cemeteries serve different religious or cultural communities, which may restrict access to the facility. While Public Cemeteries in Forty Fort are available to the general public, Forty Fort Private Cemeteries restrict access based on family, religious affiliation, ethnicity, or another factor. Military Cemeteries in Pennsylvania typically bury veterans or others who have served in the armed forces. Family members of veterans may also qualify for burial in Forty Fort or Pennsylvania Military Cemeteries. The Cemetery's main office may be able to provide additional resources on Cemeteries in Pennsylvania.

Contact the Forty Fort Cemetery

You may contact the Forty Fort Cemetery by calling 570-287-5214, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Forty Fort Cemetery, 20 River Street, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, 18704.

Map of Forty Fort Cemetery in Forty Fort Pennsylvania

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