How do I find out who maintains a cemetery?

1 answer | Last updated: Oct 13, 2016
A fellow caregiver asked...

I want to purchase a burial site in the same cemetery that my mom and dad are in. The church is no longer in use and there is space near the back of the cemetery, but I don't know who is in charge. The cemetery and buildings are kept in good shape. Who can help me?

Expert Answers

Rebekah Peoples, CFSP, CPC, Is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She is passionate about serving others and believes that giving clients honest, accurate information empowers them to create tributes and services that are meaningful and appropriate. Her tips about funerals and life can be found at

The easiest way to find the caretakers of a cemetery is to call your local funeral homes. They usually have contact information for any cemetery in your area. If they can't help you, please feel free to email me on this site.

What a nice thought to want to be buried near your parents.