McKees Rocks Cemetery

Find McKees Rocks 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,.

Mc Kees Rocks Mount Calvary Cemetery 1715 Middletown Road McKees Rocks PA 15136 412-331-0780

Saint Marys Greek Cemetery Middletown Road McKees Rocks PA 15136 412-331-1309

About McKees Rocks Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in McKees Rocks, PA

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

McKees Rocks Private Cemeteries

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