Frequently Asked Questions
Who can be buried in a burial space?
The owners of the burial space or spaces have the right of burial. Owners can also give the right of burial to anyone by designating a space for that person. If an owner or owners are deceased and burial spaces are still available the next of kin will have the right of burial.
Who owns the burial space?
When you purchase a burial space, you are purchasing “interment rights”, meaning the right to designate who may be interred in the grave space. Interment rights include the right to place a memorial and garden or flower vase as permitted. Right of interment may be purchased for a full casket space or cremated remains.
What are interment fees for?
Interment fees include the following services: administration, permanent record keeping, documentation, opening and closing of the grave, interment set up, leveling and maintenance of the grave space, all supplies and other services.
If I purchased a burial space and I no longer wish to be buried at Woodvale Cemetery what are my options?
Cemetery policy requires that the owner write a letter stating their desire to sell or release the burial space(s) back to Woodvale Cemetery according to terms as outlined in the signed purchase agreement.
Send all requests to:
7535 Engle Road
Middleburg Hts., Ohio 44130
What benefit do I get if I am a resident of Berea or Middleburg Hts.?
Families that are residents of the cities of Berea or Middleburg Hts. receive a discount towards the purchase of a grave space and interment fees.
Does Woodvale Cemetery have any financing terms available?
For immediate need all fees associated with the interment need to be paid prior to the burial all other services and for pre–arrangement of burial service Woodvale Cemetery offers financing with 50% down and the balance paid at 0% interest for 6 months.