Rural Cemetery & Crematory in Worcester Massachusetts

Address and phone number for Rural Cemetery & Crematory, a Cemetery, at Grove Street, Worcester MA.

Rural Cemetery & Crematory
180 Grove Street, Worcester, Massachusetts, 01605
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Rural Cemetery & Crematory

The Rural Cemetery & Crematory, located in Worcester, MA, is a burial ground that offers funeral and burial services. The Cemetery provides information about their funeral and burial policies, burial records, plot records, and other Worcester Cemetery records.

Interested parties may contact the Cemetery for questions about:
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Worcester burial records
  • Gravesite history
  • Hours of operation
  • MA Cemetery policies
Worcester Burial Records

Worcester burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. These records contain information about the death date, the burial date, any services performed in a Worcester Cemetery, and payment records. Burial records may also list birth information, marriage information, and family members buried in Worcester or in Worcester County. Cremation records contain similar information, such as internment information, death records, and Cemetery deeds.

Rural Cemetery & Crematory Burial Policies

Rural Cemetery & Crematory provides information about its burial policies, including any restrictions on access. Some Cemetery operating guidelines, for instance, limit access to burial sites. Burial policies also include information on receiving a burial permit, options for funeral services, locating graves in Worcester County, and information about plot records and maps.

Gravesite History

Many Cemeteries provide gravesite history records, which can include information on Cemetery deeds, sales or transfers of the deed, and the location, size, and dimension of the plot. Some records include headstone images and links to nearby family burial sites. These Cemetery records may also contain tombstone inscriptions, information about the burial permit, and funeral records. Contact the Cemetery's main office to learn more about their gravesite history documents.

Cemetery Operations

Rural Cemetery & Crematory provides information on its policies, hours, and rules, including how to obtain Cemetery records, plot records, and Cemetery papers which can include death certificates. Some Cemeteries in Worcester or Worcester County limit gravesite visits to certain hours or post restrictions on grave decorations. Rural Cemetery & Crematory also provides information about burial fees and any maintenance fees. The licensing and operation of Cemeteries, including Public Cemeteries and Private Cemeteries, is regulated by Massachusetts State, which applies to most Cemeteries in Massachusetts.

Cemeteries in Massachusetts

Massachusetts houses both private, public, and military Cemeteries. These Cemeteries serve different religious or cultural communities, which may restrict access to the facility. While Public Cemeteries in Worcester are available to the general public, Worcester Private Cemeteries restrict access based on family, religious affiliation, ethnicity, or another factor. Military Cemeteries in Massachusetts typically bury veterans or others who have served in the armed forces. Family members of veterans may also qualify for burial in Worcester or Massachusetts Military Cemeteries. The Cemetery's main office may be able to provide additional resources on Cemeteries in Massachusetts.

Contact the Rural Cemetery & Crematory

You may contact the Rural Cemetery & Crematory by calling 508-754-1313, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rural Cemetery & Crematory, 180 Grove Street, Worcester, Massachusetts, 01605.

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