Frequently Asked Questions

The gate of the Cemetery opens at 7:30 AM, 365 days a year.

  • The gate closes at 5:00 PM November 1—April 30.
  • The gate closes “at dark” May 1—October 31. Slight variations may occur due to daylight savings time.

Mausoleums open daily at 7:30 AM and close at 4:00 PM.

The office requires a 24 hour notice for all services.

You cannot prepay opening expenses. The opening, which is the responsibility of the family, must be paid in full by the day of the service.

No, Cemetery personnel are required to handle all burials. This allows for proper documentation to be gathered by the Cemetery in order for appropriate data to be entered in the Cemetery’s Historic Archives.

Allowable: Upright or dwarf evergreen shrubs such as: Arborvitae, Yew, Alberta Spruce, Irish Juniper, Boxwood.

Not Permitted: Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Roses, and Deciduous Trees.

No, The Cemetery is responsible for the perpetual care of your crypt and/or niche. Anything placed on the face prohibits this process from occurring. The rules of Grandview Cemetery only allow for the placement of plaques and vases, purchased from the Cemetery. The Cemetery reserves the right to remove any articles other than plaques and vases, purchased from the cemetery. Any article removed will be identified and taken to Cemetery office.

Yes, the cost is $100. Duplicate deeds will be mailed within seven days of payment.

Flag holders are provided as a part of a Military Rites Service. Flags are provided at that time. The Cemetery removes all flags during fall clean up. Veterans’ Organizations and Scouts place new flags annually prior to Memorial Day in existing flag holders. The Cemetery places various holders and flags at all Mausoleums to memorialize Veterans entombed in the Mausoleums.

Yes, two times a year, usually March and October. The cemetery cleans away all plantings at grave spaces.

Yes, unless you a purchase a marbelon urn from a Funeral Home, a vault is required for all other urns. Vaults can be purchased from the Cemetery at the time arrangements are made for the burial.

Only one burial is permitted on a grave space. Example, two grave lots, two burials; four grave lots, four burials, no matter of the type of burial, full interment or cremation.

The Cemetery does not buy back lots, crypts or niches.

Yes, the center areas in two of our Mausoleums are available. Arrangements must be made at the same time plans are being scheduled at the Cemetery office. A nominal fee will be charged.

Please contact the Cemetery office at 814-535-2652 with any question you may have.