Harrisburg Cemetery

Find Harrisburg 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,.

Beth El Cemetery Chapel South Progress Avenue Harrisburg PA 17109 717-564-5040

East Harrisburg Cemetery 2260 Herr Street Harrisburg PA 17103 717-233-6789

Golden Lake Pet Memorial Gdn Cemetery 304 South Progress Avenue Harrisburg PA 17109 717-541-8650

Harrisburg Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Cemetery 6701 Jonestown Road Harrisburg PA 17112 717-545-5382

Harrisburg Cemetery South 13th Street Harrisburg PA 17104 717-234-8661

Harrisburg Cemetery 521 North 13th Street Harrisburg PA 17103 717-635-8949

Harrisburg Holy Cross Cemetery 4075 Derry Street Harrisburg PA 17111 717-564-2170

Harrisburg Prospect Hill Cemetery 2500 Market Street Harrisburg PA 17103 717-939-0753

Harrisburg Prospect Hill Cemetery 4855 Londonderry Road Harrisburg PA 17109 717-441-0963

Harrisburg Woodlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery 4855 Londonderry Road Harrisburg PA 17109 717-545-3777

Paxtang Cemetery 401 Kelso Street Harrisburg PA 17111 717-564-2110

Pennsylvania Cemetery Funeral Association 100 South 21st Street Harrisburg PA 17104 717-236-9970

Shoops Cemetery 4332 Lexington Street Harrisburg PA 17109 717-545-8121

About Harrisburg Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Harrisburg, PA

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

Harrisburg Private Cemeteries

Pennsylvania Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Harrisburg 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, Harrisburg based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Harrisburg 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 zoning rules. Pennsylvania State requires Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg Cemeteries.