The Town of Pelham operates two active cemeteries:

  • Fonthill Cemetery, 25 Highland Avenue, Fonthill
  • Hillside Cemetery, 451 Canboro Road, Ridgeville

Current services and products provided by these cemeteries include traditional casket burial for full-body interments and/or cremation disposition.

The Mausoleum Gardens cremation niches at Fonthill Cemetery

The Mausoleum Gardens offer a pair of granite columbaria nestled on either side of the Mausoleum's beautiful stained glass window feature on the south wall.

Schedule of fees 2021
 Purchase of Plot(s)/Niche(s):  Land  Perpetual Care
 Resident or Rate payer (single grave)  $627.00  $419.00
 Non-Resident (single grave)  $995.00  $664.00
 Resident or Rate payer (single niche)  $2346.00  $414.00
 Non-Resident or Rate payer (single niche)  $2932.50  $517.50
 Additional fees:    
 Corner Stones (grave purchase)  $97.00  
 Shutter engraving (niche purchase)  Actual cost + $75.00 Administration fee  
 Opening & Closing for Interments:    
 Full burial; weekday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  $633.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Full burial; Saturday morning before 11 a.m.  $909.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Full burial; Saturday afternoon before 3 p.m.  $955.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Interment of ashes; weekday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  $235.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Interment of ashes; Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  $460.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Columbarium interment of ashes; weekday 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 $281.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Columbarium interment of ashes; Saturday 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 $470.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Infant; Weekday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  $298.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
 Infant; Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  $606.00 + $12.00 Administration Fee  
Overtime Rate per hour:   $267.00 as per the Schedule of Fees  

PLEASE NOTE: Both Fonthill and Hillside Cemeteries are closed to funerals at 3:00 pm everyday.  Therefore we respectfully ask that all funerals be completed and the cemetery vacated by 3:00 pm.  Should the funeral service continue and patrons remain past 3:00 pm, a fee of $267.00/hr as per the Town of Pelham Schedule of Fees, will apply.

All fees are subject to 13% harmonized sales tax (HST).

Cemetery maintenance and burials

The department of public works is responsible for opening and preparing graves for burials, maintenance of the cemeteries including removal/trimming of plantings around monuments, corner stones, and maintenance of lots.

For requests related to cemetery maintenance or burials, please contact the Public Works Department at 905-892-2607 x332 or send us a Public Service Request by clicking on the image below.

 

 

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