Rules and Regulations
Cut flowers are
permitted in appropriate vases year round. Please see the
Cemetery Supervisor for details. Planted flowers are permitted
April 1 through November 15.
Flowers should be
planted as close to the stone as possible and no more than 6
No flower pots or
boxes will be permitted to be set on the lots.
No trees, shrubs or
bushes will be permitted to be planted on the grave.
are only permitted November 15 through March 31.
permitted in fixed vases on monument year round.
No grass will be
permitted to be mowed by any lot owner. Grass will be
mowed by cemetery employees.
No flower pots
permitted to be set at each end of stone unless on a concrete
foundation will be placed by the cemetery for $20 each. (Must
not be more than 10 inches in diameter.)
No wrought iron
stands, flower pots, vases, glass containers, figurines, fencing
or toys allowed.
Saddles on top of
monuments are allowed from November 15 through March 31 only.
permitted on special holidays (Easter, Mother's Day, Father's
Day) for three (3) days. Birthdays and anniversary dates,
please register with the office so flowers will not be removed.
The Township does not
assume responsibility for flowers or shrubbery on a grave site, or
flowers or other decorations on grave sites.
Decoration of Graves
cemetery lots is permissible, however, permission must be obtained
from the Cemetery Supervisor with approval of the Board of Trustees.
No bushes or shrubbery
should be planted since the removal or erection of a structure or
object, or the planting or plants or shrubs may be considered
injurious to the general appearance of the cemetery.
Installation and removal of bushes is only to be done by cemetery
personnel. Please check with the office if you have any
All monument markers and
private mausoleums not placed by Rose Hill Cemetery must be erected
under the supervision of the Cemetery Supervisor. All must
contain foundations and these will be put in by the Cemetery
Supervisor at the owner's expense.
All grave markers must
be commercially manufactured and engraved. Flags are only
permissible in flag holders with the exception of Memorial Day
Maintenance and Enforcement
Cemetery maintenance work may be performed only by
Township employees or by duly authorized outside contractors.
All maintenance work will be performed under the supervision of the
Cemetery Supervisor. Township employees are charged with the
responsibility of enforcing rules and regulations.
lot owner may give permission by written order for the burial of
other than his or her immediate family in his or her lot, but not
for money or other consideration or profit.
Control of lots may be passed on to heirs of the
deceased. However, for continuance of ownership, the heir that has
possession of deed controls the use of the lot. The record
maintained by the cemetery is binding at all times unless the Board
of Trustees determines otherwise.
Unused lots may be sold back to the Trustees at any
time upon consent of the Board but only for the amount the lot was
purchased for originally. The original deed is needed to sell
lots back to the Township.
Concrete or steel burial vaults are required for burial. Flat
lid vaults are not permitted. No one is allowed to drive, ride
or park on any part of the cemetery grounds except on roadways
provided, except with permission from the Cemetery Supervisor.
Pets are not permitted in the cemetery unless they remain confined
in the owner's vehicle. The only exception is animals used to
assist visually or hearing impaired persons.
Funeral arrangements must be coordinated through the
cemetery office with a minimum of 48 hours notice before internment.
The Cemetery Supervisor is responsible for collection of all monies
for services rendered and funds due the cemetery. All charges
must be paid to the Supervisor before interment and must be in the
form of money order, certified check, cashier's check or personal
check. Charges for services are available
but are subject to change.
All charges must be paid at
the time of interment.