Your Guide to Cemetery Burial Plots

Many people think about how they would like to be memorialized. Some want to be buried in a beautiful section or garden area of a cemetery. Others want to be entombed in a mausoleum. Still others choosing cremation have an array of burial plot options as well as other choices available.

A burial plot is not only a final resting place but also an opportunity to honour a special life and uphold a lasting legacy. It also provides a designated area for family and friends to visit, reflect and remember.

Dignity Memorial® cemeteries offer a range of both traditional and cremation burial plots that can be personalized to reflect the unique lives memorialized there. Choosing a burial plot ahead of time can help to relieve your family of an emotional and financial burden.

Mausoleums and family estates

Whether you are selecting a final resting place for a loved one or you are beginning to think about your own arrangements, there are several options when it comes to mausoleums or estates.

There are indoor and outdoor community mausoleums, as well as private, custom-designed mausoleums for individuals, couples or whole families. Our expert planning advisors can walk you through your choices for aboveground cemetery property options.

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What is ground burial?

In the simplest terms, traditional ground burial is when a casket or urn is buried in the earth. Dignity Memorial providers offer many in-ground burial options, including family burial in beautifully landscaped estate areas, individual burials in community gardens and in-ground individual and companion lawn crypts. Burial plots can accommodate urns as well as caskets.

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Monuments and markers

A monument or marker is a permanent and personal way to mark a burial site and memorialize a a special life. There are a variety of options from flush-to-ground bronze and granite markers, to upright granite monuments and more. Each of these can be made to order and customized with names, dates, photographs and more to tell a special story. Your Dignity Memorial planner can help you choose the monument or marker that best reflects your unique life or the life of your loved one.

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Cemetery property costs

Cemetery property costs vary depending on the location and type selected. Paying for cemetery property ahead of time can lock in today’s price and help ease the emotional burden on your family. Dignity Memorial providers offer a wide variety of options for both traditional burial and cremation. Each type of property can be customized to meet your personal preferences, family traditions, religious customs and budgetary needs.

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Create a lasting legacy

Your life is one of a kind. Shouldn’t your final resting place reflect your special story? Choosing cemetery property is an important step in creating a family legacy, establishing a place of remembrance for future generations and paying tribute to a special life. The Buyer’s Guide to Cemetery Property answers all of your questions about this important decision, even if you choose cremation.


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