"Sadness flies away on the wings of time" - Jean de La Fontaine
Visitation Schuyler Avenue Entrance
Monday - Friday: Open 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Weekends & Holidays: Open All Day (Unless our workers are on site - subjected to closure without notification)
You must practice social distancing guidelines while inside the cemetery. We cannot permit visitation while our workers are on the grounds. Visitation will not be permitted Monday - Friday from 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
During this unfortunate time we must follows the rules and regulations set by the State of New Jersey under the Executive Orders from Governor Phil Murphy.
The cemetery is closed for all visitation while our workers are on the grounds.
During funerals, only 1 Funeral Director, 1 Clergy Member, and 10 Family members will be permitted to arrive in 2 standard sized vehicles (no vans, busses, limos, etc.) will be able to attend the service and remain in the vehicle at all times.
We cannot permit any type of gatherings, and the cemetery gates will remain closed during our working hours and will open for visitation after 3:00 PM Monday - Friday, and open all day on the weekends at our Schuyler Avenue Entrance. (Unless our workers are on site - subjected to closure without notification) The cemetery office is closed indefinitely. All contact should go through email. You can click on the Contact Us link above.
Cemetery Visitation Hours:Sunrise through Sunset, Approximately 7AM - 7PM Seven Days a Week via the Schuyler Avenue Entrance. The Belleville Turnpike (Route 7) Entrance is closed on weekdays by 3 PM, and closed all weekend.
The physical location of the office is closed indefinitely. The hours of office operation are: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM This is the schedule for most days - check our calendarfor early closings & holidays. We also close early due to inclement weather.
*Our office is closed to the public, we are strictly open to assist funeral directors/processions and monument dealers. If you wish to stop in to speak with our staff, you may schedule an appointment. Please note, the on-site staff is unable to take complaints, all complaints must be filed utilizing the complaint form. All other communication should be done via email or phone during our office hours.
*The cemetery reserves the right to request proof of valid identification and licensure for any funeral direct or that enter our cemetery accompanying a funeral.*
The cemetery only accepts payment for funerals with a check from the funeral home, cashier's check, postal money order. We do not accept personal checks or cash.
Overtimes fees for late arrivals are strictly the responsibility of the funeral home. Any overtime charges assessed will be billed directly to the funeral home after the funeral takes place. If there are any outstanding overtime charges unpaid you will not be able to schedule an interment until the outstanding fees are paid.
The cemetery does not permit the use of camera/video recording during the procession, transport of the casket to the grave, during the services which are not limited to; setup, lowering, closing of the grave. The cemetery does not give any consent to video record our staff.