Bethlehem Cemetery

~ Serving Our Community Since 1865 ~


                 BETHLEHEM CEMETERY ASSOCIATION FEE SCHEDULE

                    Approved November 15, 2016; Effective January 1, 2017


INTERMENT AND DISINTERMENT

Adult Full Casket Interment *.........................................................................................................................................................................$765

Infant (under age 4 yrs) Full Casket Interment *..........................................................................................................................................$315

Cremated Remains Internment */** ............................................................................................................................................................$445

Disinterment of Full Casket ***.....................................................................................................................................................................$1435

Disinterment and Re-interment of Full Casket in Bethlehem Cemetery *** ...........................................................................................$1790

Cremation Disinternment*** ........................................................................................................................................................................$590

Cremation Dis-internment and Re-internment in Bethlehem Cemetery ***...........................................................................................$997

Columbarium Niche Opening ........................................................................................................................................................................$84


*Includes $35.00 permanent maintenance trust fund allocation and other New York State fees.

**Additional $5.00 vandalism fee is charged by New York State for cremations performed outside New York state.

***Remains must be recoverable as determined by Bethlehem Cemetery Association (BCA) Board of Directors.


ADDITIONAL CHARGES

Saturday Charge for All Interments ............................................................................................................................................................$150

Contractor Overtime Hourly Rate for Saturday Services after 12 Noon .................................................................................................$100/hr

Contractor Winter Burial Preparation Fee (Frost Fee) for Full Casket .....................................................................................................$250

Contractor Winter Burial Preparation Fee (Frost Fee) for Cremation In-ground Inurnment ................................................................$50

Contractor Winter Interment Fee for All Burials from December 1 through April 1 ..............................................................................$100

Memorialization Without Interment on Family-owned Memorial ............................................................................................................$300

Memorialization Without Interment on Cenotaph .....................................................................................................................................$300

Memorialization on Columbarium Niche in Uniform Font (includes dealer cost) ..................................................................................$500

Lettering Permit Fee for Existing Monuments (final date/inscription) .....................................................................................................$35

Vase Installation on Base of Family-owned Monument (if space is available) ........................................................................................$25

Replacement of Columbarium Niche Front (excludes memorialization inscription) ..............................................................................$150

Deed Replacement or Re-issuance (to original lot owner only) .................................................................................................................$20

Lot Transfer to Third Party or Family (affidavits required) .........................................................................................................................$150

Affidavit of Heirship..........................................................................................................................................................................................$75

Genealogy Search Based on Cemetery Records ..........................................................................................................................................$25/hr

Lot Research with Ground Probing ................................................................................................................................................................$50

Out-of-Compliant Lots Set to Rights ...............................................................................................................................................................$125

Vault Rental (winter storage for Bethlehem Cemetery Interments only through June 1) ........................................................................$205

Religious Exemption from In-ground Vault/Grave Liner ..............................................................................................................................$450


NOTE: There are no interments on Sundays or holidays; Saturdays by special approval only.  Additional charges from independent contractors

             may apply on any services listed above.


BURIAL RIGHTS                                                                                                                                                                                                   A - D               F & G

Single Grave with Interment Right for One ...............................................................................................................................................$1200             $2000

Quarter Lot up to Three (3) Interment Rights (10' x 10' lot) ....................................................................................................................$2700             $3000

Half Lot up to Six (6) Interment Rights (10' x 20' lot) ................................................................................................................................$5400            $6000 

Each Additional Interment Right Where Available (Second Use Fee) .....................................................................................................$500              $500

Single In-ground Niche Right in Section F Only ..........................................................................................................................................N/A               $700

Companion In-ground Niche Right in Section F Only ................................................................................................................................N/A               $1350

Columbarium Right for One Set of Cremains .....................................................................................$1750

Additional Columbarium Right for Second Set of Cremains .............................................................$500


NOTE:  Fees listed above are subject to change by the Bethlehem Cemetery Association Board of Directors and NYS Division of Cemeteries

             Cemetery Board approval.