Philadelphia Cemetery

Find Philadelphia 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,.

1843 Memorials Cemetery 1648 Ivy Hill Road Philadelphia PA 19150 844-355-1843

Adath Jeshurun Cemetery 1855 Bridge Street Philadelphia PA 19124 215-743-2524

Buffington Cemetery Trust 4730 Oakland Street Philadelphia PA 19124 215-744-2349

Cemetery Ave Tree Lawn and Walkway 6410 Trinity Street Philadelphia PA 19142 267-279-7192

Chelten Hills Cemetery 1701 East Washington Lane Philadelphia PA 19138 215-548-2400

De Christopher Memorials Cemetery 1647 East Passyunk Avenue Philadelphia PA 19148 215-389-3911

Greenmount Cemetery Memorials 1701 East Washington Lane Philadelphia PA 19138 215-548-2400

Har Nebo Cemetery 6061 Oxford Avenue Philadelphia PA 19149 215-535-1530

Laurel Hill Cemetery Co Friends of Laurel Hi CEM 3820 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia PA 19132 215-228-8817

Mikveh Israel Cemetery Spruce Street Philadelphia PA 19139 215-922-5446

Mount Vernon Cemetery Company 3499 West Lehigh Avenue Philadelphia PA 19132 215-229-6038

Mt Peace Cemetery 3111 West Lehigh Avenue Philadelphia PA 19132 215-379-1600

Northwood Cemetery Company 1501 Haines Street Philadelphia PA 19126 215-424-4996

Oakland Cemetery Company Adams Avenue Philadelphia PA 19120 215-743-6877

Philadelphia Cathedral Cemetery 4800 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia PA 19131 215-477-8918

Philadelphia Catholic Cemeteries 111 South 38th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 215-895-3450

Philadelphia Cedar Hill Cemetery 5800 Frankford Avenue Philadelphia PA 19135 215-533-2969

Philadelphia Forest Hills Cemetery 101 Byberry Road Philadelphia PA 19116 215-938-8671

Philadelphia Greenmount Cemetery 4301 North Front Street Philadelphia PA 19140 215-329-4747

Philadelphia Greenwood Cemetery 930 Adams Avenue Philadelphia PA 19124 215-533-2967

About Philadelphia Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Philadelphia, PA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Philadelphia make their plots available to the general public. Philadelphia 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
  • Philadelphia Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Philadelphia
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Philadelphia burial records and gravesite history
Philadelphia Burial Records

Philadelphia burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Philadelphia may be obtained from the office of the Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Philadelphia. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Philadelphia is usually the responsibility of the Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Philadelphia Private Cemeteries

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