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 Effective July 1, 2014
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:Single Grave lots - $150 for the lot and $250 for perpetual care = $400 totalDouble Grave lots - $300 for the lot and $450 for perpetual care = $750 total
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: $875
Cremation Burial: $400
The above fees include grave locating, opening/closing, and administration.