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Cemetery

Cemetery

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Property Tax Rate

  • Residential: $11.46 per Thousand
  • Commercial: $24.11 per Thousand
  • Municipal Cemeteries

  • Cedar Grove Cemetery, 100 Rear Cedar Grove Avenue
  • Oak Grove Cemetery, Pine Street
  • Old South Burial Grounds, Main Street
  • Emerson Cemetery, Corner of Washington & Allens Ln
  • Monumental Cemetery, 73 Wallis Street
  • Prescott Cemetery, 6 Tremont Street
  • Cemeteries Hours

  • Open from dawn until dusk, weather permitting.
  • Office Hours (may change without notice)
  • Mon, Wed, and Thurs: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
  • Tues: 7:00AM - 2:00PM
  • Fri: 9:00AM - 12:00 Noon
  • Sat & Sun: Closed
  • Policies

  • Lots are available for purchase at Cedar Grove Cemetery and Oak Grove Cemetery You must be a Peabody resident to purchase a lot at Cedar Grove or Oak Grove Cemeteries

  • Staff

  • Dave Cronin: (978) 531-1073 Email
  • Christine Turner: (978) 531-1073 Email
  • All Rates are Subject to Change

  • Burial Lot Prices

  • Upright Markers Allowed
  • Two Grave Lot $2,000
  • Three Grave Lot $3,000
  • Flush (Flat Markers only)
  • Single Grave $1,000
  • Garden of Remembrance - Cremation Only $500
  • Field of Angels $500
  • Veterans Grave - Includes Upright Marker
  • Full Burial $1,500
  • Cremation $1,000
  • Services

  • Interment $1,000
  • Cremation $500
  • Babies buried in Field of Angels - No charge (unless overtime)
  • Disinterment $2,500
  • Reinterment within cemetery $3,000
  • Marker Fee $150 sq ft
  • Flush/Veterans Markers $125
  • Winter Conditions $300 (Dec 1st - April 1st) Pending Frost
  • Monuments

  • All monuments will remain uniform to the section of the Cemetery. No statues or benches allowed.

  • 2 Grave Lots
    Section G & H - Cedar Grove
    3' X 3' X 1' No Charge
    Section B - Oak Grove
    3' X 3' X 1' No Charge
    Section J
    3' X 3' X 1' $150.00 Sq Ft
    Section F
    3' X 3' X 1' $150.00 Sq Ft
    3' 6" X 3' X 1" $150.00 Sq Ft

  • 3 & 4 Grave Lots
    All Sections
    4' X 3' X 1' $150.00 Sq Ft

  • Flush Markers/Veterans Markers
    All Sections - Excluding Field of Angels
    24" X 12" $125.00 to Set
    18" X 12" - Field of Angels $125.00 to Set

  • Overtime Guidelines

  • No Sunday or Holiday services
  • 24 hour notice must be provided
  • Weekday services performed after 2PM - $100 per hour
  • Saturday services
    Prior to 12PM - $1,000 Interment / 12PM-1:00PM - $100 additional
    Prior to 12PM - $ 800 Cremation / 12PM-1:00PM - $100 additional

  • Orders for services received after 1:00PM for Monday $1000
  • (if accepted and Monday holidays excluded)
  • All services must have a burial permit and signed interment application
  • Vaults are required for all interments
  • Sealed non bio-degradable containers are required for all cremations
  • Rules of Etiquette

  • The City of Peabody Cemetery Commission oversees and implements policies regulating the City's cemeteries.

    Rules
    Established and updated by the City of Peabody Cemetery Commission, these rules of etiquette are intended to make the cemetery accessible and enjoyable to all visitors.

    Dogs must be kept on leash and off graves at all times.

    Properly dispose waste in trash receptacles located throughout the cemetery.

    Plantings (excluding shrubs and trees) are permitted only within one foot of the front of headstones; no shrubs or trees are permitted around headstones.

    Speed limit 15 mph throughout all cemeteries at all times.

    Storage of personal possessions on cemetery property shall not be permitted.

    Acts of vandalism are unlawful and prohibited, however the City of Peabody and the Cemetery Commission cannot be responsible for acts of vandalism within the cemetery.

    No outside waste shall be permitted to be dumped on any cemetery property.

    Additional rules and regulations may be found in the City of Peabody Cemetery Handbook, which is available upon written request to the Superintendent of Cemeteries.