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Mt. Lehman Cemetery
29000 Block, Taylor RoadFind on Google Maps
35000 Block, Old Yale RoadFind on Google MapsCemetery Information Brochure What day and time can an Interment be arranged?
A regular or cremation interment may be scheduled between 9:00am and 3:00pm Monday to Friday. Overtime charges will apply after 3:00pm on weekdays and at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays.Is there a Veterans’ section?
Hazelwood Cemetery is the only cemetery that has a designated veterans’ section; however, a veteran may be interred in any of the four City cemeteries. The veteran’s regimental number is required in order to be interred in the designated veterans’ section at Hazelwood Cemetery.If I move out of the area, can I get a refund on my reserved Right of Interment?
Yes, you will only be refunded the rate you paid for the Right of Interment. The Interment Right holder or executor will submit a written request canceling the Right of Interment. The original Right of Interment and licence must be surrendered prior to refund.What type of decoration can be put on a grave?
Cut or artificial flowers and wreaths may be placed on a grave, but will be removed when their condition deteriorates. Tripods may only be used for holding wreaths and sprays of flowers during interment. Only metal or plastic vases may be used, and are set by the caretaker so that they are flush with the ground in front of the base. Placing items such as boxes, shells, toys, wire screens,arbours, trellises, etc., is not permitted. Defining the grave by a fence, hedge, or railing, or planting trees, shrubs, or plants is also not permitted.Where can I purchase a memorial tablet?
The City does not manufacture memorial tablets, also referred to as headstones, markers, or monuments, but does keep a list of manufacturers. A selection of companies is also listed in the yellow pages under “Memorial Tablets”.Who places memorial tablets?
The Cemetery Caretaker places memorial tablets, provided the installation fee is paid.What are the Cemetery Rates?
View our Cemetery Bylaw - Page 16
for for full details.What size memorial tablet(s) is/are permitted?
The size depends on the grave type and the number of interments involved. The following is a guideline.
The top surface of a memorial tablet should not exceed the following measurements:
- On individual or infant graves: 12” x 20”
- Companion-type memorials identifying two adjacent graves: 18” x 30”
- On a grave containing an adult burial and cremated remains: 12” x 20”
- Plus up to six single cremation size: 8½” x 12”
- Or up to three double cremation size: 10” x 14”
- On a cremation grave One or two single size: 8½” x 12”
- Two adjacent cremation graves:12” x 20”
The City places stone or bronze tablets on a concrete base, which is flush with the ground. If you would like the bronze tablet to be higher than ground level, it must be attached to a three inch granite base. Stone tablets should be at least three inches thick. Pillow monuments (6/4 slope only) are not permitted in the cremation section.How can I find out where someone is buried?
If you are looking for someone you think is buried in one of the City’s cemeteries, call the Parks, Recreation & Culture office at 604-859-3134ext. 4198. If you are unsure, you could log on to the Abbotsford Genealogical website. Where can I get information on the Mennonite Cemetery in Abbotsford?
These are private cemeteries. Information can be obtained on the Maclure Road Cemetery at 604-853-0146 or the South Abbotsford Cemetary at 604-853-2663.