Williamsport Cemetery

Find Williamsport 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,.

Wildwood Cemetery Company Wildwood Boulevard Williamsport PA 17701 570-323-8421

Williamsport Wildwood Cemetery 1151 Cemetery Street Williamsport PA 17701 570-323-8421

About Williamsport Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Williamsport, PA

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

Williamsport Private Cemeteries

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