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Cemetery Policies - Woodvale Cemetery Decoration Policies

General Information

2016 Decoration Pick - Up Schdedule

Woodvale Union Cemetery
2016 Decoration Pick - Up Schdedule
Last Day for Customer Pick Up Cemetery Pick Up Date Explanation
Friday, January 28, 2016 Friday, January 29, 2016 Christmas Decorations Only
Thursday, April 14, 2016 Friday, April 15, 2016 All Winter Decorations 
Monday, April 18, 2016 Tuesday, April 19, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, April 25, 2016 Tuesday, April 26, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, May 16, 2016 Tuesday, May 17, 2016 General Clean Up
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Wednesday, June 1, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, June 6, 2016 Tuesday, June 7, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, June 20, 2016 Tuesday, June 21, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, July 5, 2016 Tuesday, July 6, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, July 11, 2016 Tuesday, July 12, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, July 18, 2016 Tuesday, July 19, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, July 25, 2016 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, August 1, 2016 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, August 8, 2016 Tuesday, August 9, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, August 15, 2016 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, August 22, 2016 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, August 29, 2016 Tuesday, August 30, 2016 General Clean Up
Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, October 3, 2016 Tuesday, October 4, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, October 10, 2016 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, October 17, 2016 Tuesday, October 18, 2016 General Clean Up
Monday, October 24, 2016 Tuesday, October 25, 2016 General Clean Up
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 General Clean Up
The decoration pick up schedule allows for the grounds maintenance staff to schedule 
lawn maintenance during the mowing season.  
All unsightly decorations and those that may be a hazard to employees or visitors will be 
removed immediately.
Thank you for your understanding and help in making your visit to Woodvale Cemetery    
a pleasant experience.

Raised Monument Lots

Gardens are welcomed on graves marked with a raised monument.  The garden must be confined to an area no more than 18 inches from the upright grave marker and no more than 6 inches from either side of the marker.

Flush Monument Lots

Flowers are permitted in a cemetery approved container and will be removed on a weekly schedule as posted on the signs located at each entrance during the mowing season.

Seasonal Decoration Policy

April 15th through November 1st

Flush Memorial Decoration Policy

Decorations on graves marked with a flush memorial may be placed in cemetery approved containers (no glass, or any other material that is breakable and may cause injury or damage to equipment) and will be removed on a weekly schedule as posted on signs located at each entrance to the cemetery. 

DECORATIONS NOT IN CEMETERY APPROVED CONTAINERS WILL BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY AND DISCARDED.

Above Ground (Raised) Memorial Decoration Policy

Decorations on graves marked with above ground (raised) memorials must be kept within cemetery approved gardens, in monument vases or on top of monument (cradle).  All decorations outside of these areas and those placed in cemetery approved containers will be removed and discarded on a weekly schedule as posted on signs located at each entrance to the cemetery.   If for any reason a decoration or plant becomes unsightly it will be discarded immediately.

DECORATIONS NOT IN CEMETERY APPROVED CONTAINERS WILL BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY AND DISCARDED.

Holidays

Decorations may be placed 7 days before these holidays:  Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Independence Day, Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving.

All decorations will be removed on next scheduled decoration removal date as posted on signs located at each entrance to the cemetery.

November 1st through April 15th

Winter decorations are allowed during this period.  All Christmas decorations will be removed on January 31, weather permitting.  All remaining winter decorations will be removed on April 15th.

Wooden Crosses no taller than 48” and only one per grave are allowed from November 1st through April 15th. Crosses may not be made of any breakable material and all crosses that are not claimed by May 1 will be discarded.  Special occasion crosses may be allowed temporarily upon Managements' approval.

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