The Cementerio Privado de Mayaguez has served the Mayaguez community since 1939. We are centrally located near the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, as well as restaurants, shopping, hospitals and the cathedral. The cemetery has four parking areas and is easily navigated by car.
- Mountain views
Grave markers that sit flush to the ground in the material of preference
Private or Community spaces for urns as well as caskets, that can be Indoor or outdoor
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
Options to have your personalized celebrations on outdoors on our property
- Police escort available
Other Languages Spoken
- Catholic cemetery section
Free Funeral Planning Resources
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A peaceful final resting place
The cemetery provides families a lovely place to remember a loved one. The impeccably maintained gardens of Cementerio Privado de Mayaguez offer a variety of burial options, including traditional in-ground burial, mausoleum entombment, cremation niches and platform graves. We are the only cemetery in Mayaguez that has columbarium, memorial lots and lawn crypts.
Distinct cemetery areas are named for illustrious Puerto Rican personalities, including Eugenio María de Hostos, Mariana Bracetti, Ramon Emeterio Betances and Luis Muñoz Rivera, among others.
Whether you are planning for yourself or a loved one, it’s our honor to help you create a meaningful memorial. You’ll find there’s no limit to the special tribute we can help plan. Let’s start with a story and take it from there.
Cementerio Privado de Mayaguez is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, offering quality, compassionate care you can trust. We understand that the loss of a loved one is a difficult experience, and we are always here for you.
Cementerio Privado de Mayaguez began operations in 1939 in the city of Mayaguez, although its first burial service was not held until April 25, 1941.
The cemetery is located on Ramón Emeterio Betances Avenue and is the first private cemetery in Mayaguez.
The cemetery is now a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral and cemetery providers.