Cameron County Cemetery

Find Cameron County 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,.

Sanford Cemetery Association 411 Woodland Avenue Emporium PA 15834 814-486-3626

About Cameron County Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Cameron County, PA

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

Cameron County Private Cemeteries

Pennsylvania Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Cameron 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, Cameron County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Cameron County 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 Cameron County zoning rules. Pennsylvania State requires Cameron 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. Pennsylvania may also regulate service fees charged by Cameron County Cemeteries.