McKean Township has one working cemetery located on the east side of St. Rt. 661 south of Fredonia. This cemetery was first platted March 17, 1881. In 2020, McKean Township Officials and employees completed major refurbishment of the historic wrought iron fence including sand-blasting and coating of each panel, replacement of the broken metal posts with 4″ x 6″ treated lumber posts, new stone pillars with bronze plaques commemorating the 1881 platting of the cemetery. The Fredonia cemetery has available grave sites for sale. Please refer to the rules, regulations, and prices listed below.
NO SUNDAY OR HOLIDAY BURIALS
BURIAL PERMIT, OPEN AND CLOSE PAYMENT TO BE PROVIDED DAY OF FUNERAL
Purchase Single Grave $500.00 Cremains Open & Close $275.00
Traditional Open & Close $725.00 Infant Open & Close $400.00
Oversize Open & Close $800.00 Saturday Open & Close $800.00
FOUNDATIONS: Foundations shall be installed by Monument company. (1) Monument per grave site. Bronze Military plates to be mounted on headstone only. NO FOOT STONES. All caskets to be in vaults. Cremations to be in non-pervious burial urns.
DECORATIONS: All real or artificial flowers, baskets, decorative items, lights, containers, urns etc. must be no further than 12” from the monument. Glass containers of any type are not permitted. No trees or shrubs are permitted. Grave blankets are permitted during the month of December thru February 28th. As of March 1st, all remaining grave blankets and Christmas decorations will be removed and disposed of by the Township. The Township reserves the right to remove and dispose of unsightly or damaged décor at its discretion.
VEHICLES: Vehicles are to remain on the driveways. Please do not park in the grass.
HOURS: The Cemetery is open dawn to dusk. After dark entry is considered trespassing and subject to enforceable action.
MCKEAN TOWNSHIP DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEFT, DAMAGE, VANDALISM TO ANY MONUMENT, DÉCOR OR OTHER ITEMS PLACED AT BURIAL SITES OR ON THE PROPERTY OF THE FREDONIA CEMETERY.
To purchase grave(s) or for additional cemetery information, contact McKean Twp. via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org with the word CEMETERY in the subject line.