Address: Board of Cemetery Commissioners, 2 Coldbrook Road, Unit 1, Oakham, MA 01068
Board Meetings: Quarterly. See Town Hall bulletin board for upcoming meetings.
There are three elected Cemetery Commissioners that make up this board. The Board is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the town-owned cemeteries, including upkeep, lot sales, burials, recordkeeping, and capital improvements.
Town-owned cemeteries include (location in parenthesis):
* Indicates lots available for sale
Schedule of Fees:
Lot Sales- Cemetery lots are available for sale in either Pine Grove or South cemeteries. Perpetual care must be purchased along with the lot. The pricing is as follows:
Two-Grave lot: $150 (lot) + $300 (perpetual care) = $450 Total
Single-Grave lots are available for 1/2 the above price.
Interment (Burials)- Full-Earthen burials are permitted 365 days a year in all cemeteries. Cremation burials are permitted only when the ground is not frozen, typically May through November. Burial fees are as follows:
Full Burial: $500 ($625 Winter Months)
Cremation Burial: $225
The above fees include grave locating, opening/closing, and administration.