Lancaster Riverview Cemetery in Lancaster Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Lancaster Riverview Cemetery, a Cemetery, at South Duke Street, Lancaster PA.


Name
Lancaster Riverview Cemetery
Address
South Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602
Phone
717-394-6806

About the Lancaster Riverview Cemetery

The Lancaster Riverview Cemetery, located in Lancaster, 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 Lancaster Cemetery records.

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

Lancaster 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 Lancaster Cemetery, and payment records. Burial records may also list birth information, marriage information, and family members buried in Lancaster or in Lancaster County. Cremation records contain similar information, such as internment information, death records, and Cemetery deeds.

Lancaster Riverview Cemetery Burial Policies

Lancaster Riverview 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 Lancaster 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

Lancaster Riverview 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 Lancaster or Lancaster County limit gravesite visits to certain hours or post restrictions on grave decorations. Lancaster Riverview 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 Lancaster are available to the general public, Lancaster 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 Lancaster or Pennsylvania Military Cemeteries. The Cemetery's main office may be able to provide additional resources on Cemeteries in Pennsylvania.

Contact the Lancaster Riverview Cemetery

You may contact the Lancaster Riverview Cemetery by calling 717-394-6806, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lancaster Riverview Cemetery, South Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602.


Map of Lancaster Riverview Cemetery in Lancaster Pennsylvania


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