We understand the loss of a loved one is a difficult time and the staff at Gethsemane Cemetery would like to help you through this process. Please call us at your earliest convenience, so that we may begin to assist you.
The deceased already have space at Gethsemane Cemetery.
If burial space has already been reserved here at Gethsemane Cemetery, we will just need to have you come to the cemetery office to provide the required permissions as well as verify the location and services. This should take approximately 20 minutes but we will allow extra time in order to be able to answer all your questions.
There are many details to review, but this first meeting is not the time. Our counselors will as you to set up a follow up appointment to provide you with and documents for your records and provide you with ongoing support and information.
Any information you have on the space you wish to use will assist us in looking up the information. Normally either the names of the original purchasers of the space or the names of those who may already be buried in one of the spaces is all that is needed. All of our records are electronic and lookup is generally quick.
We will need to select burial space at Gethsemane Cemetery.
If you do not have burial space at Gethsemane Cemetery, we will need to set a time for you to come to the cemetery and make a selection as well as verify the services. This can take from 45 minutes to an hour and a half. Again, we will allow as much time as you need.
Bring your support.
We feel the best way for you to cope with a loss is with the comfort and support of your family and friends, so when it is time for you to meet with our Family Service staff we encourage you to bring them with you to Gethsemane Cemetery.
We have cemetery staff answering phones or on call from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, 7 days a week and an answering service for those times we are not available to personally take your call.
You can reach us at 610-929-2613 or toll free at 1-844-GETHCEM.
What about the Funeral Home?
We suggest you contact your Funeral Home of choice as soon as possible. We will work directly with them to take care of the details and to ensure your wishes are carried out.