GLENWOOD CEMETERY

GRAVE PLOT DECORATION POLICY

TEST MODIFICATION

ALLOWED DECORATIONS

  • Flowers (either fresh of artificial) are permitted in monument attached vases. 
  • Flowers are also permitted in non-breakable containers that are anchored to the ground and are close to the monument.  These containers are subject to the approval of the Cemetery Committee.
  • U.S. Military flags and first responder flags are permitted if installed close to the monument.  These flags are to be removed when they are faded or torn.
  • Holiday or seasonal decorations are permitted if placed in the approved containers as stated above.
  • Potted plants are permitted for the following holidays: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter and Memorial Day.  They may be placed on gravesite two weeks before and two weeks after the holiday.  They must be removed by the person/family placing them.
  • Christmas decorations are permitted beginning November 1 thru February 1.  They are to be reasonably placed on the gravesite.

PROHIBITED DECORATIONS

  • No glass, cans (including beer and soda) or other breakable/non-breakable materials are allowed on either the grave site or monument.
  • No containers of any kind except as noted above
  • Planted flowers (annual or perennial), shrubs and trees are prohibited.
  • Enclosures of any kind cannot be planted or placed around the border of the plot, grave, monument or marker.

CEMETERY CLEAN-UP

  • There will be an annual clean-up of the cemetery between March 1 and April 1 in preparation for the mowing season.  During this time period all decorations that are not in compliance with the Grave Plot Decoration Policy will be removed
  • Any decoration that is not in compliance with the Grave Plot Decorations Policy may be removed at any time.
  • Glenwood Cemetery is responsible for the maintenance of the Cemetery grounds.  Therefore, no personal landscaping equipment (including mowers, edgers, blowers) is permitted. The usage of such equipment will only be authorized for the person/company specified in the Annual Maintenance Contract.