Concord Township Cemeteries
The Township has two cemetery locations. The Stickney Cemetery, with burials from the 1800’s and early 1900’s, is located on State Route 86. This cemetery is closed to additional burials. The Concord Cemetery, which was established in the 1930’s, is located on State Route 608 and has four sections, two of which are sold out. The fourth section of the Concord Cemetery was dedicated in 2004.
Cemetery News – May 2019
Please join us at 9:00 am on Monday, May 27, 2019 for a brief Memorial Day Service at Concord Cemetery, which is located on SR 608, just east of Fire Station #1. This is a time to honor and pay tribute to the Veterans buried in our cemeteries and remember loved ones that have gone before us.
Planting in the Cemetery
- No planting will be allowed in the 2004 in-ground cremation section; no trees shall be planted in the 2004 section.
- All trees and shrubbery, type and location, must be approved by the Cemetery Sexton; in-ground plantings will not be allowed until the monument is placed and it shall not encroach on the neighboring grave.
- Concord Township reserves the right to maintain plantings, which may include trimming or removal if deemed necessary by the Cemetery Sexton or Cemetery Superintendent and will not be replaced.
- Maintenance of the cemetery grounds has begun (turf building, seeding, etc.).
- The cemetery staff reserves the right to remove any live decorations and non-floral decorations not in keeping with the beautification of the cemetery.
- Glass of any kind (including gazing balls), styrofoam, birdhouses and feeders are prohibited.
All persons are subject to the rules and regulations.
Please view the Cemetery Rules and Regulations for more information.
- Gravesites are to be cleaned of all decorations two times a year April 1st and November 1stThese dates will be posted on the exit signs two (2) weeks prior to clean up
- Please allow two (2) weeks to be sure removal has been completed before placing new decorations on your gravesite, this will protect your new decorations from being accidentally removed; items in an urn or on a monument will not be removed unless items pertain to a past holiday or they are unkempt; please contact the cemetery office if honoring a loved one seven (7) days prior the removal times listed above
- Placing live and artificial decorations for honoring “loved ones” special dates (birthdays/anniversaries/Mother’s-Father’s Day/major holidays (Christmas, Independence Day, Halloween, Memorial Day etc.) should be removed fourteen (14) days after the date or will be removed by cemetery staff
The Concord Cemetery offers three burial alternatives; conventional full burials, in-ground cremation burials, and above-ground cremation burials.
Full burial lots are priced at $750.00 for a 4’x10’ lot. The grave opening fee for a full burial is $500.00. These lots can be used for one full burial and one cremation burial; the interment of the full burial must precede the cremation burial. These lots may also be utilized for two cremation burials. An upright or flush memorial may be used to mark the grave.
A concrete foundation is set under the memorial for a fee of $200.00 for a standard 1’x2′. Each additional square foot is $50.00.
In-ground cremation lots are priced at $250.00 for a 2’x4’ lot. The grave opening fee for cremations is $150.00. In-ground cremation lots may be utilized for two cremation burials. A flush memorial may be used to mark the grave. A concrete foundation is set under the memorial for a fee of $200.00-$300.00. We offer 4’x4′ lots for $500.00 that will accommodate a slant marker. Finally, we also have a few 4′ x 8′ lots that will accommodate three sets of cremains and a larger marker.
The columbarium (above-ground granite cremation structure) has 48 niches (10.5″ square x 11.5″ deep) that are priced at $650.00. One niche can hold two cremains. The niche opening fee is $100.00. An engraved niche plaque would mark the burial location at a cost of $350.00 which includes one emblem. Additional emblems are $100.00.
Additional $300.00 for late in day (after 1:30 pm) or Saturday burials.