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(Revised February, 2007)


The following rules and regulations have been adopted as a guide to the use and management of the Cemetery. The rules and regulations will help protect all who have interest here. All owners of interment rights, visitors and contractors performing work within the Cemetery shall be subjected to said rules and regulations, amendments or alterations as shall be adopted by the Trustees of Elmwood Cemetery from time to time.


Crypt is a casket space in a mausoleum used for or intended to be used for the entombment of human remains.

Family Lot is an area of six lots or more restricted to a group of persons related by blood or marriage.

Lawn Crypt is an interment space in the Cemetery that contains a pre-constructed and pre-buried vault capable of holding a casket.

Lot is a grave, crypt or niche.

Memorial is a monument, tombstone, grave marker or headstone identifying a grave or graves or a nameplate with inscription identifying a crypt or niche.

Monument is an upright memorial made principally of stone.

Niche is a space in a mausoleum or columbarium used or intended to be used for the inurnment of cremated human remains.

Owner(s) is the person or persons to whom the Cemetery has conveyed a burial right or rights or a person or persons who have acquired such rights by transfer in accordance with the rules of the Cemetery or a person or persons who hold such burial right or rights by inheritance.

Single grave is a grave for one person.

Urn is a container used for cremated remains.