Find Suffolk County 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,.
Boston Saint Marys Cemetery Grove Street Boston MA 02132
Chelsea Garden Cemetery Shawmut Street Chelsea MA 02150
Corey St opp Mount Benedict Cemetery 520 Corey Street Boston MA 02132
Cemeteries in Suffolk County, MA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Suffolk County make their plots available to the general public. Suffolk County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Suffolk 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:
Suffolk County burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Suffolk County may be obtained from the office of the Suffolk County Cemetery where that burial took place. The Suffolk County government may provide these records at the Offices of the Suffolk County Cemetery, Suffolk County Parks and Public Works Departments.Public Cemeteries in Suffolk County, MA
Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Suffolk 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 Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Suffolk County. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Suffolk County is usually the responsibility of the Suffolk County Parks Department or Public Works Department.Suffolk County Private Cemeteries
Massachusetts Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Suffolk County 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, Suffolk County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Suffolk County 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 Suffolk County zoning rules. Massachusetts State requires Suffolk County 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 Suffolk County Cemeteries.