Waynesboro Cemetery

Find Waynesboro 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,.

Burns Hill Cemetery 117 Locust Street Waynesboro PA 17268 717-762-5443

Green Hill Cemetery Association 953 South Potomac Street Waynesboro PA 17268 717-762-2759

Mt Zion Cemetery Association 5851 Manheim Road Waynesboro PA 17268 717-749-5777

About Waynesboro Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Waynesboro, PA

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

Waynesboro Private Cemeteries

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