~ Serving Our Community Since 1865 ~
BETHLEHEM CEMETERY ASSOCIATION
Effective January 1, 2020
INTERMENT AND DISINTERMENT
Infant * (under age 4 years) $320 Cremated Remains*/** $455
Disinterment (Non-cremation)*** $1,475
Disinterment and Re-interment w/in Bethlehem Cemetery*** $1,840
Cremation Disinterment*** $605
Cremation Disinterment and Re-inurnment w/in Bethlehem Cemetery*** $1020
Columbarrium niche opening*/** $86
*Includes $35.00 permanent maintenance trust fund allocation and other New York State Fees.
**There is a $5.00 out-of-State fee charged by New York State for cremations performed outside of New York State.
*** Remains must be recoverable as deemed by Bethlehem Cemetery Association.
Saturday charge, for all interments, special approval is required $155
Contractor overtime hourly rate for Saturday interments after 12 noon $105
Contractor winter burial preparation fee as necessary due to frost $255
Contractor winter interment fee on all burials from December 1 through April 1 $105
Memorialization without interment on family owned memorial $305
Memorialization without interment on cenotaph as available $305
Lettering permit fee for existing monuments (final date/inscription) $35
Memorialization right for columbarium niche, includes dealer costs $510
Vase unit approval/setting check where allowed $25
Replacement of columbarium niche front, excludes dealer cost, includes lettering layout $155
Deed replacement or re-issuance (for original purchaser only, no affidavits required $20
Lot transfer (third-party sales and family, both require affidavit) $155
Affidavit of heirship $75
Geneology search (plus disbursements for photocopying & postage) per hour $25
Lot research fee with probing $50
Lot out of compliance work fee to set lot to rights $130
Vault rent: winter storage per casket; for interments at Bethlehem Cemetery Only $210
Religious exemption from concrete vault/liner usage $460
NOTE: There are no interments on Sundays or holidays. Additional charges from independent contractors may apply on any of the above and will be charged accordingly.
NEW INTERMENT RIGHTS/TITLE Sections A - D F & G
Single grave with interment right for one 3'4"x10' $1,200 $2,000
A quarter lot with interment rights for one to three 10'x10' $2,700 $3,000
A half lot with interment rights for one to six 10'x20' $5,400 $6,000
Each additional interment right where available on a family lot, all sections $500 $500
Single niche in-ground right in Section F only --- $700
Companion niche in-ground interment rights (2) in Section F only --- $1,350
Columbarium burial right for one --- $1,750
Second columbarium right on existing niche --- $500
Foundations $110 / sq. ft.
Veterans marker $225 each
Flush & bevel markers $300 each
In-ground cremation niche marker $100 each
Corner markers $35 each
Foundation removals Contractors fee plus 30%
Bench foundations $110 / sq. ft.; as approved by Bethlehem Cemetery Association
NOTE: The above fees are subject to change by Bethlehem Cemetery Association Board of Directors and NYS Division of Cemeteries/NYS Cemetery Board approval.