Park Maintenance & Properties - FAQs

How may I do a Genealogy research?

Write to the main office (Highland Park Cemetery, 21400 Chagrin Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44122) with the name of the deceased, the year of death, and the proper spelling of their last name. We will send a written response to you with all of the information in our database. This information is most commonly the age at the time of death, the cause of death, the date of the interment and the location of the final resting place.

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Where are the City-owned cemeteries?

The city owns 12 cemeteries throughout the city. The most active are Highland(21400 Chagrin Blvd), Cleveland Memorial Gardens(4324 Green Road)and Westpark(3492 Ridge Road) Cemeteries

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What are the hours of operation for the City-owned cemeteries??

Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm

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How do I purchase a grave in a City-owned cemetery?

You can visit the main office at Highland Cemetery (21400 Chagrin Boulevard,Cleveland, OH 44122), or you can make arrangements through the funeral home you are working with.

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How long will my flowers/ornaments be displayed on a grave once I place them?

Three days after interment or 7 days after a commemorative holiday.

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My loved one is being interred in a City cemetery without a headstone, how will I know the location of their grave?

Cemetery staff will provide assistance

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Can a raised headstone be placed on my loved one's grave?

Only if they have been interred in a raised marker section.

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Q1038
Can mausoleums be placed at any City-owned cemeteries?

No.

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Q1039
I don’t have the money to bury my loved one, does the city have provisions for this?

Yes, contact Highland Cemetery at 216.348.7210 for information.

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Is there still space at Highland Cemetery for burials?

No. However, at times a location becomes available when someone sells a formerly purchased space back to the cemetery. Call them at 216 348-7210 to check availability.

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