Rules & Regulations

  1. Cemetery hours are sunrise to sunset.
  2. There will be only one (1) adult interment to each space. There may be two (2) infants to one adult space or six (6) cremations to one adult space. One Cremation is allowed over an existing interment.
  3. All lots or spaces will be used for human remains only.
  4. Sections of body interments will be charged as infant interments.
  5. Any lot or space made available to the village by lessee will be purchased at the original selling price. It is the responsibility of any heir to a plot to notify the village office of the transfer so that proper recording can be made.
  6. Glass containers and tin cans will not be allowed to remain on gravesites for cut flowers or watering purposes. There will be no planting of trees,
    shrubs, or flowers in the ground. Please refer to the section on "Plot Decorations" for regulation on pots or urns.
  7. The Village will accept no responsibility for errors that might inadvertently occur in connection with telephone orders.
  8. Use of facilities and services are subject to the rules and regulations of the cemetery now in force or that hereafter be adopted.

Plot Decorations

  1. There will be NO planting of trees, shrubs, or flowers in the ground by the lessee of the cemetery plot.
  2. Pots and urns must be removed from the gravesite by October 15th of each year. Christmas wreaths and other such
    decorations must be removed by March 15th of each year.
  3. All pots and urns are to be placed at the side of the memorial marker and not in front or rear for ease of mowing.
  4. Plot lessees and visitors are requested to assist the cemetery in maintaining the beauty of the lawns by refraining from
    placing on plots numerous obstacles that hinder proper lawn mowing, thereby increasing the cost of maintenance.

Cremations

Location (Row 30, Sections A,B,C) - this section of the cemetery has been set aside for cremation only plots. Each plot is 42" by 4 ½" and allows three (3) burials of ashes (or 2 if an urn vault) per plot.

Headstones

One headstone is permitted per plot; cannot exceed the width of the plot (42"); upright or flat. The Village Department of Public Works provides the foundation, for a fee, per the specifications of the monument company for headstones in Creekside Cemetery and St Vincent dePaul's Cemetery.

Facilities and Equipment

Weather permitting, year-round interment is provided by the Department of Public Works.  There are no set up provisions available (tents, chairs, etc) for funerals; please coordinator with funeral home.  The Department of Public Works has provided strategicall located water faucets for watering urns.