Cemetery Board Members
Cemetery Board Chairman: Samantha Rivera
Cemetery Board Member: Rosemary Leshinski
Cemetery Board Member: Marilyn Makruski
Cemetery Board Clerk: Jeanne Maschari 440-986-2202
Accepting mowing bids for 21019 and 2020 mowing season
The cemetery board is taking bids for the 2019 and 2020 mowing season. All interested parties are required to sign for a current job description at the South Amherst Town Hall, 103 W Main St, South Amherst, Ohio before you bid. All bids must be received by January 9th, 2019 by 1:00 p.m. Bids will be opened at the cemetery board meeting on January 9th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. All interested parties may attend.
EXCITING NEWS! You may now pay your Village of South Amherst cemetery payments right here on our village website just by clicking the "Pay Now" button below. This will take you to our payment website to set up your bank account information to utilize this feature. If you have any questions, please call us at 440-986-2222. This is a new feature for us, and we hope that you find this helpful. To pay your bill, simply click the "Pay Now" button below.
Winter & Spring Holiday flowers now available for sale and place on lots
We now have Winter Holiday wreaths, vases & saddles available for sale and will place them on the lots for you. Print out the form below and mail back to the Village of South Amherst Evergreen Cemetery, 103 West Main St, South Amherst 44001 with your check or money order. Click here for Winter order form. Click here for Spring order form.
Cemetery Fall Clean up to begin November 1st, 2018
Please have all memorial decorations that are faded or broken removed by November 1, 2018. Our cemetery crew will be working to cleaned up the cemetery for the winter season. Decorations which have become worn, faded, or destroyed by inclement weather will be disposed of upon the discretion of the groundskeeper or Cemetery Board of Trustees.
The Village of South Amherst, through its Cemetery Board, administers and maintains two cemeteries within the Village.
Pioneer Cemetery is located on South Lake Street and is the resting place of many of our early settlers.
Evergreen Cemetery is located on West Main Street (Route 113) next to The United Methodist Church. Evergreen has a Memorial Garden which was added in 2005. For information regarding lot sales or other questions, please contact the Cemetery Board Clerk at 440-986-2202.
Evergreen Cemetery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During Daylight Savings Time, the evening hour is extended until 8:00 p.m.
To download the Cemetery Rules, you can click here for pdf version. Any payments for lot sales, opening and closing costs, footers, and memorial brick orders should be made payable to Evergreen Cemetery 103 W Main St, South Amherst, Oh 44001. We will no longer accept any financial transactions conducted on cemetery grounds. Rules are also available upon request at town hall.
Cemetery Rates are as follows:
|Resident Cremation Lot (4X5):||$240.00|
|Non-Resident Cremation Lot (4X5):||$420.00|
|Records Charge (Replace deeds, transfer deeds, and record second remains in casket)||$50.00|
|All other Footers:||Current: $120.00 + $4.00 per running inch up to and including 20 inches in width. Twenty two inch in width will be at $4.50 a running inch. Twenty four inch in width will be at $5.00 a running inch. All others at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.|
Gravel Bed $ 50.00
***Any funeral arrivals after 2:00 PM have an additional charge of $150.00. Any Saturday funerals are an additional charge of $150.00
Memorial Garden Information
Bricks, tables and benches may be purchased for placement in the Memorial Garden. Prices are as follows:
Bricks: 4" X 8" are $75.00 each, which includes a 3-line inscription
8" X 8" are $150.00 each, which includes a 6-line inscription
Click here for 4" X 8" brick form
Click here for 8" X 8" brick form