The Catholic Cemeteries Association takes great pride in the maintenance and constant improvement of our cemeteries. It is our honor and duty to provide a beautiful, peaceful, and reverent resting place for our loved ones. We encourage families to express their love and respect with decorations.
Burials: Floral pieces are left on the grave for 48 hours after a burial. The flowers are wilted by this time and it becomes a nest for animals if left any longer. There is no regulation governing the number of floral decorations brought to the cemetery at the time of interment.
Entombments:Three floral pieces permitted outside of the building. Bouquets will be removed and discarded at the end of each work day.
Please make sure to label your decoration(s) with the deceased name and location.
We hope you can understand our position in establishing these guidelines. They are not of our personal choice but an absolute necessity in maintaining safe working conditions and the overall beauty of our Catholic Cemeteries.
For more information please refer to our Rules & Regulations.
*Pick-up dates listed may vary due to weather conditions.
The CCA works very hard to ensure that our cemeteries are as safe and hazard-free as possible. However, there are many natural outdoor conditions and conditions inherent to a cemetery over which we have no control. When you visit a cemetery, we ask that you use proper judgement. Please educate yourself on common cemetery hazards, and the policies surrounding common hazards before visiting. We are not responsible for injuries, and you assume the risk caused by a failure to comply with these regulations.
If you have further questions about visitation policies or guidelines please call 216-641-7575.
Click here to read our complete Rules and Regulations.
The Catholic Cemeteries Association offers a wide variety of items to help you remember your loved one. Call or stop by the cemetery office on your next visit or purchase online after finding your loved one via our Burial Search page.
This artificial grave arrangement will be placed by one of our cemetery staff and will remain on your loved one's grave between November 1st and March 15th. The purchaser may remove the arrangement prior to removal by the cemetery staff.
The winter arrangement is available between December 1st and February 28th. The price includes placement of the arrangement by our staff. The purchaser may remove the arrangement prior to removal by the cemetery staff. A bouquet holder is required to place a floral arrangement on a crypt or niche and can be purchased in the cemetery office.
Receive four seasons of a crypt or niche arrangement for your loved one. Our staff will place the arrangements for you on March 1st (Spring), June 1st (Summer), September 1st (Fall), December 1st (Winter). The purchaser may remove the arrangement prior to removal by the cemetery staff. A bouquet holder is required to place a floral arrangement on a crypt or niche and can be purchased in the cemetery office.
Available during the growing season (March 16 - October 31) these arrangements will be placed by our cemetery staff on WEDNESDAYS and will be removed on the following Tuesday for mowing purposes.
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