Worcester County Cemetery

Find Worcester 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,.

All Faiths Cemetery & Crematory 7 Island Road Worcester MA 01603 508-753-8842

Athol Calvary Cemetery 191 Vine Street Athol MA 01331 508-757-7415

Athol Gethsemane Cemetery Fielding Way Athol MA 01331 508-757-7415

Athol Highland Cemetery Hillside Terrace Athol MA 01331 978-249-4542

Athol Old Indian Cemetery Hapgood Street Athol MA 01331 978-249-4542

Athol Silver Lake Cemetery 1331 Silver Lake Street Athol MA 01331 978-249-4542

Auburn Clark Cemetery Prospect Street Auburn MA 01501 508-832-7819

BNai Brith Lodge Cemetery 55 Saint Johns Road Worcester MA 01603 617-244-6509

Baldwinville Greenlawn Cemetery 39 Bridge Street Templeton MA 01436 978-939-8462

Berlin North Cemetery Highland Street Berlin MA 01503 978-838-7310

Berlin Old Cemetery Linden Street Berlin MA 01503 978-838-7310

Blackstone St Charles Cemetery Farm Street Blackstone MA 01504 508-883-6838

Blackstone St Pauls Cemetery Gaskill Street Blackstone MA 01504 508-883-6726

Bolton Friends Cemetery Berlin Road Bolton MA 01740 978-779-6609

Bolton Pan Cemetery 1740 Main Street Bolton MA 01740 978-779-6609

Bolton South Cemetery 59 South Bolton Road Bolton MA 01740 978-779-6609

Boylston Pine Grove Cemetery Scar Hill Road Boylston MA 01505 508-869-2261

Brookfield Brookfield Cemetery West Main Street Brookfield MA 01506 508-867-0471

Burnett Park Cemetery Main Street Southborough MA 01772 508-485-1618

Cemetery Div 384 Unity Avenue Athol MA 01331 978-249-8684

About Worcester County Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Worcester County, MA

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

Worcester County Private Cemeteries

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