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Cemetery Update - Hurricane Matthew
Current Status
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As a result of Hurricane Matthew, the City's municipal cemeteries have experienced a high volume of damage. To ensure public safety, certain cemeteries or sections are closed to the public. Please see the status listed below. The Department of Cemeteries is working diligently to make the cemeteries safe. Our office is currently open during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM. Please contact our office with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

  • Funerals are being assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please contact our office to schedule a funeral.
  • Pre-need lot sales will resume for available lots in areas free of safety hazards. Please note, there will be no preneed sales in Section 12 of Greenwich Cemetery until further notice.
  • Tours/events in Bonaventure may be conducted daily between the hours of 10 AM and 2 PM. Tours/events in Greenwich and the Laurel Grove Cemeteries may be conducted between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM, daily. An event pass must be purchased prior to any event.


Cemetery Status:

Bonaventure Cemetery - Bonaventure gates will be open from 10 AM to 2 PM, daily.

Colonial Park Cemetery - *Open with restrictions

Greenwich Cemetery - *Open with restrictions

Laurel Grove North Cemetery - LGN will be open with restrictions

Laurel Grove South Cemetery - Closed until further notice

*Restricted areas will be visibly marked. To ensure your safety, please avoid any restricted areas and barricaded roads.