Dauphin County Cemetery

Find Dauphin 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,.

Beth El Cemetery Chapel South Progress Avenue Harrisburg PA 17109 717-564-5040

Dauphin Cemetery Association 120 Stony Creek Road Dauphin PA 17018 717-921-3212

East Harrisburg Cemetery 2260 Herr Street Harrisburg PA 17103 717-233-6789

Elizabethville Maple Grove Cemetery North Church Street Elizabethville PA 17023 717-362-8905

Golden Lake Pet Memorial Gdn Cemetery 304 South Progress Avenue Harrisburg PA 17109 717-541-8650

H E Hummelstown Cemetery Association 186 South Railroad Street Hummelstown PA 17036 717-256-9153

Halifax Oak Hill Cemetery Association 305 North 3rd Street Halifax PA 17032 717-503-3781

Halifax Riverview Memorial Gardens Cemetery 3776 Peters Mountain Road Halifax PA 17032 717-896-3272

Harrisburg Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Cemetery 6701 Jonestown Road Harrisburg PA 17112 717-545-5382

Harrisburg Cemetery 521 North 13th Street Harrisburg PA 17103 717-635-8949

Harrisburg Cemetery South 13th Street Harrisburg PA 17104 717-234-8661

Harrisburg Holy Cross Cemetery 4075 Derry Street Harrisburg PA 17111 717-564-2170

Harrisburg Prospect Hill Cemetery 2500 Market Street Harrisburg PA 17103 717-939-0753

Harrisburg Prospect Hill Cemetery 4855 Londonderry Road Harrisburg PA 17109 717-441-0963

Harrisburg Woodlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery 4855 Londonderry Road Harrisburg PA 17109 717-545-3777

Hershey Cemetery 100 East Mansion Road Hershey PA 17033 717-520-1110

Middletown Cemetery Association 675 North Spring Street Middletown PA 17057 717-944-4123

Oakhill Cemetery Association 313 Market Street Millersburg PA 17061 717-692-3746

Paxtang Cemetery 401 Kelso Street Harrisburg PA 17111 717-564-2110

Pennsylvania Cemetery Funeral Association 100 South 21st Street Harrisburg PA 17104 717-236-9970

About Dauphin County Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Dauphin County, PA

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

Dauphin County Private Cemeteries

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