Rules and Regulations

Care of Graves

Planting will be allowed on the east side of the monument. There is a maximum of two feet for the monument and planting, see below.

Flowers may be real or artificial. Artificial flowers must be placed or contained in a vessel or vase for placement on headstones. Landscaping with stones and/or fences is NOT permitted. NO trees or shrubs shall be planted on gravesites.  Any broken / damaged urns and vases, or items that are unsightly to the cemetery may be removed by the Sexton.

Annual Activity

Spring Cleanup

Spring clean up will be on or about the 1st of April each year. Anything you may wish to save should be removed by that date.  No person shall leave refuse on the grounds, except in receptacles provided.  No person shall break, destroy, deface any tree, shrubs or other property of the association or it’s members.  No person shall cause any damage while on the grounds.  Any violators will be required to pay for the damage and/or prosecuted under the Provisions of Michigan Law.

Sexton Contact
Available via phone 248-627-8413
The cemetery holds no liability against theft or damage. The grave owners Homeowners Insurance Policy may cover anything stolen or damaged. The cemetery holds no liability for plants or trees that may be damaged when digging a grave.
Annual Activity

Memorial Day

A parade and celebration is held annually on Memorial Day.  Members of  the VFW are in charge of planning the ceremonies.  Small 12″ x 18″ flags are purchased by the VFW and Groveland Township and placed on each veterans grave by the VFW. Large 3′ x 5′ flags are placed along the roadways by the VFW and volunteers.  These flags area flown on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day. These flags are purchased by the families of veterans through the Office of Michigan’s U. S. Representative for our 8th Congressional district in Washington, D. C. For large flag information and /or ordering contact the Cemetery Secretary –
Subject FLAGS
When ordering more then 1 flag, contact the cemetery for ordering. Order forms available at the cemetery.
Columbarium Sections H&J
Engraving on door fronts shall be completed by the Cemetery's Engraver. Font size, name, date and specified emblems must be approved by the Cemetery. Flowers and shrubs on the grounds around the Columbarium site shall be the responsibility of the Cemetery. There shall be NO OTHER personal decorations and/or notes permitted on the Columbarium site, or attached in anyway to the Columbarium. Donations can be made to the maintaining of the Columbarium flowerbeds. These sites will be the responsibility of the Cemetery.