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MUHLENBERG TOWNSHIP CEMETERY FEES
Effective April 1, 2024
PURCHASE OF A SINGLE GRAVE:

 


RESIDENT: For anyone who is a “Resident” (a person who is living in, or owns land in Muhlenberg Township), may purchase a single grave for $350.00.

NON-RESIDENT: For a non-resident, the purchase price of a single grave is $850.00.

Graves are paid for in full at the time of purchase, and it must be stated whom the grave is reserved for.

*The term lot or grave owner is intended and shall be construed to mean the owner of “Burial Rights”, the owner of the burial privilege or the collateral right of use of any burial lot.

*Deeds will be issued by the clerk within forty-five days of the receipt of the deed application.

*A grave may be used for the burial of one adult person, or two cremations, or one adult person and one cremation, or two children under the age of two. The size of the grave is four feet by eight feet.


SURRENDER OF GRAVE:

Resale of grave spaces/lots by the owner or his/her heirs to others is prohibited.

The cemetery reserves the right to repurchase all grave spaces from the owner or his/her direct heirs.

All grave spaces shall be resold to the cemetery at the original price paid. An application for the surrender of a cemetery grave must be obtained and filed with the Township Clerk.

**The open and closing fees and purchase of a grave (if needed) will be waived for any Muhlenberg Township resident if killed in the line of duty while serving in the military, as firefighter or law enforcement officer.

                  A RESIDENT IS SOMEONE WHO LIVES OR OWNS LAND IN MUHLENBERG TOWNSHIP

 

 

STANDARD BURIAL FEES:

Weekday Grave Opening:

Resident$550.00

Non-Resident$1,100.00

Weekday Cremation Burial:

Resident$250.00

Non-Resident$650.00


Weekday Grave Opening after 3 pm 

Resident – $650.00

Non-Resident – $1,200.00


Weekday Cremation after 3 pm

Resident – $350.00

Non-Resident – $750.00


Saturday Grave Opening 9 am – noon

Resident – $650.00

Non-Resident – $1,200.00

Saturday Cremation 9 am – noon

Resident – $375.00

Non-Resident – $750.00


Saturday Opening after 12 noon

Resident – $750.00

Non-Resident – $1,300.00


Saturday Cremation after 12 pm

Resident – $475.00

Non-Resident – $850.00


Fees effective April 1, 2024
Burials: No Sunday or Holiday Burials


There is an additional charge of $100.00 for any funeral not completed by 3:00 pm weekdays and by noon on Saturdays. Please refer to the fee chart above.

Payment for the opening and closing shall be paid by check payable to The Muhlenberg Township Trustees by the attending funeral home and shall accompany the transit receipt at the time of the burial. The cemetery will not accept personal checks for the funeral and the cemetery does not accept credit cards.

**The open and closing fees and purchase of a grave (if needed) will be waived for any Muhlenberg Township resident if killed in the line of duty while serving in the military, as a firefighter or law enforcement officer.