Northumberland Cemetery

Find Northumberland 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,.

Northumberland Riverview Cemetery 7th Street Northumberland PA 17857 570-473-8296

About Northumberland Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Northumberland, PA

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

Northumberland Private Cemeteries

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