Internments and Entombments:

  1. The Cemetery will open for interments daily with the exception of all Sundays, Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, and New Years. When Memorial Day or July 4th fall on Saturday or Monday and delay will cause unreasonable hardship or inconven¬ience, interments may be made on such days but an additional fee will be added to the regular charge.
  2. Where immediate burial is required by the Laws of the State of New York or under the rules and regulations of the Board of Health, interments may be made on Sundays and holidays but an additional fee will be added to the regular interment charge and entrance to the
    cemetery will be allowed only to the hearse and vehicles in the funeral procession.
  3. All Funerals on entering the Cemetery shall be under the charge of the Cemetery Management
  4. Once a casket containing a body is within the confines of the Cemetery, no funeral director nor his embalmer, assistant, employee, or agent, shall be permitted to open the casket or to touch the body without the consent of the legal representative of the deceased or an order signed by a court of competent jurisdiction.
  5. Funeral directors, upon arrival at the Cemetery, must present the necessary burial permit from the local health office.
  6. Lot owners shall not allow interments in their lots in return for remuneration of any kind.
  7. No interment of two or more bodies shall be made in one grave except in the case of mother and child, or two infants buried in one casket or except in the case of cremation where one casket and one cremation will be allowed in one grave or two cremations in one grave with written permission from lot owner.
  8. When an interment is to be made in a lot, the location of such interment shall be designated by the lot owner. Should the lot owner fail or neglect to make such designation, the Cemetery reserves the right to make the interment in a location designated by the Cemetery Management.
  9. The Cemetery Management and the employees of the Cemetery are the only persons who will be permitted to open graves with the following exceptions:
    1. When the Cemetery is directed to make a disinterment by order of a court of competent jurisdiction and a certified copy of such order has been filed with the Management.
    2. When the coroner directs the disinterment for the purpose of holding an inquest and has filed with the Management his signed authorization to release the body to himself and his lawful agents. In such case the disinterment must be made by the coroner or his lawful agents.
  10. In order to maintain a high standard of care, it is required that all burials must be made in an outside vault made of metal or reinforced concrete. All vaults must be made and installed as to meet specifica¬tions established by the Management Vaults may be procured from any source provided they meet the established specifications.
  11. All charges for internment or services in connection there-with, shall be paid to the Cemetery Management who will issue a receipt therefore upon request
  12. Arrangements for the payment of any and all indebtedness due to the Cemetery must be made before internment will be made.
  13. The right is reserved by the Cemetery to insist upon at least twenty-four hours notice prior to any internment and at least one week’s notice prior to any disinterment or removal.
  14. All internments, disinterment, and removals must be made at the time, and in the manner, and upon the charges fixed by the Management.
  15. Besides being subject to these Rules and Regulations, all interments, disinterment, and removals are made subject to the orders and laws of the properly constituted public authorities.
  16. The Cemetery will not be responsible for any order given by telephone or for any mistake occurring from the want of precise and proper instructions as to the particular space, size of grave, and location in a lot, where interment is desired.
  17. The Cemetery will not be liable for the interment permit nor the identity of the person sought to be interred
  18. Interments of bodies of persons not related to a lot owner will not be allowed without the consent in writing of the owner of the lot Right of Burial or Grave Designation form must be signed by the certificate holder or next-of-kin and filed with the Cemetery office.