Posts Tagged "cemetery"

Will my cemetery accept a gravesite marker or memorial market if I purchase from a 3rd party?

You may purchase a marker or monument from a source other than the funeral home, cemetery or mortuary, but it also must meet cemetery standards, and the cemetery may not charge a setting fee if the monument company sets it

What is a vault?

A vault is used to prevent the ground from caving in over a casket due to the eventual sinking of a grave. Vaults are not required by law, however, most cemeteries require a vault to keep the ground level. Basic

What is a cemetery service?

A cemetery service involves the opening and closing graves, crypts or niches; setting grave liners and vaults; setting markers; and long-term maintenance of cemetery grounds and facilities. These services are typically performed within the funeral services provided by a funeral