Loyalhanna Cemetery

Find Loyalhanna 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,.

Shaffer Memorial Cemetery 920 Industrial Boulevard Loyalhanna PA 15661 724-539-2926

Woodruff Memorials Cemetery 920 Industrial Boulevard Loyalhanna PA 15661 724-837-1550

About Loyalhanna Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Loyalhanna, PA

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

Loyalhanna Private Cemeteries

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