St. Stephen Cemetery
This building will feature 96 crypts and 90 niches.
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primary goal of St. Stephen Cemetery is to provide a dignified burial
place for the faithful departed. We offer services and facilities in
harmony with the teaching of the Church, and show a degree of care that
reflects the spiritual values inherent in the tradition of Catholic
Guidelines are designed for the express purpose of governing the
activities in the cemetery for the mutual protection and benefit of the
lot holder and the cemetery as a whole. They are established with
certain restrictions to ensure uniformity and control within the
guidelines are not intended to be restraining or all inclusive, but
rather to define an orderly plan of operation, care and permanent
maintenance. These provisions may be amended by St. Stephen Cemetery at
any time. Your cooperation is appreciated.
information listed below is provided as a guideline to assist you, a
personal appointment will provide you with the detail you need to make
the best decision for your needs.
INTERMENTS – General Pricing Guidelines & Interment Options Available
Catholic Church now accepts Cremation as an acceptable alternative to
the standard interment. The following options for cremated and standard
burial are available at St. Stephen:
Single Grave - $800
One grave/lot may hold one full casket or two cremated
remains. An additional right of burial may be purchased to permit a
cremains burial with a full casket burial. Additional fees apply for
opening and foundation. Vaults are purchased through your funeral
Cremains Grave - $500
One cremated remains per grave. Additional fees apply for
opening and foundation.
Columbarium Niche - $1,800 - $2,100 (Located at horseshoe
driveway in cemetery)
One niche can accommodate the cremated remains of one or two
people. This includes the opening and inscription fees.
St. Francis of Assisi Mausoleum - Crypt - $3,350 - $3,850
One crypt can accommodate one full casket burial. Additional
fees apply for opening and inscriptions. An additional right of
burial would allow one cremation with a full casket burial.
St. Francis of Assisi Mausoleum - Niche - $1,500 - $2,000
One niche can accommodate the cremated remains of one or two
people. Additional fees apply for opening(s), urn and inscription(s).
fees range from $825.00 to $1,195.00 depending on type of burial.
Additional fees apply on Saturdays and all prices are subject to change.
Foundations are required for all monuments at St. Stephen cemetery and
are poured by our licensed contractor. The minimum charge is for a 2’
foundation on a single lot with a maximum of 4’ available on a double
lot. Payment in full required prior to installation. Currently $175.00/sq.ft.
Immediate Need Services
are making a purchase for immediate interment, payment will be required
in full at the time services are rendered.
Pre-Need Services - No-Interest Payment
Plans Now Available
All lots, niches
and crypts in St. Stephen Cemetery are sold with the approval of the
parish pastor. All purchases require a down payment. For payments to be
made in full within one month, a 25% deposit is required. Those wishing
for an extended payment plan, beyond one month, must enroll in the FACTS
Program. The FACTS Program is an interest free way to have your payments
spread out over a one year, two year, or three year period with payments
made directly out of a bank account of your choice. This can be arranged
through our business office. Costs that may be included cover the right
of burial in a lot, niche or crypt and its permanent maintenance. You
may choose to include the opening and inscription fees at the current
rates with balance due of any increases at time of actual need. This
only requires a $41.00 annual fee paid directly to FACTS MGT.
FLOWERS, PLANTS & DECORATIONS
No trees or
shrubs shall be planted on the cemetery grounds except those planted
at the direction of the pastor.
that no glass of any kind is permitted in the
hazardous, or uncared for flowers, containers, wreaths, urns, etc.,
will be removed without notice at the discretion of the caretaker.
grass growing season, we have established a date of April 1st
for the removal of artificial flowers and wreaths.
Cemetery assumes no responsibility for misplaced or missing pots,
urns, flags, etc., which owners place in the cemetery at their own
that plantings and/or decorations are not permitted to protrude
outside the immediate foundation/marker area. Such protrusions that
hinder the routine maintenance and lawn care of the cemetery will be
decorations are permitted for a short term and may not
obstruct the view of other niches.
markers may only be ordered by the owner of the lot or with the
owner’s permission. Monuments or markers may be placed only after
St. Stephen Cemetery has received payment in full for the lot &
monuments/markers must have the proper foundation, which will be
installed by St. Stephen Cemetery.
will be approved by St. Stephen Cemetery after a drawing is
submitted from the monument company.
with Christian ideals, a Christian character or emblem should be the
main feature on all memorials. Prayers and Epitaphs of a positive
nature, may be permitted with cemetery approval, and must be of
monuments/markers are to be kept in a safe and proper state of
repair by the owner, his/her heirs, or assignees.
of a plot in the cemetery does not acquire the property itself, but
only the “right of burial”.
will be permitted in the cemetery, or rights acquired by the
purchaser, until such time that the full payment has been received.
fee is separate and distinct from the purchase of the “right of
burial”. This fee must be paid in full prior to the interment.
crypts and niches may be used for the burial of human remains only.
transfer of any right of burial will at all times be subject to the
guidelines of St. Stephen Cemetery. No right or interest therein
will be transferred or assigned without the consent of St. Stephen
Cemetery. A notarized statement indicating permission of the
original purchaser and/or his/her heir(s) is required.
To Schedule your
please call 773-7647 or e-mail us:
Tuesday – Friday 8am – 4pm
We look forward to
meeting and assisting you!
To make an online payment, please click the FACTS
BEREAVEMENT COMMITTEE: There are three areas
of bereavement support that our parish is so fortunate to have
available. They are listed below for your convenience.
Funeral Liturgy Planners - Volunteers that visit the family of a
departed loved one to assist in planning the funeral liturgy.
Bereavement Meal Ministry - Teams of volunteers that prepare, present,
and serve a wonderful meal for the family and friends of a deceased
Grief Support Group - A support group that enables those who have
experienced loss to share feelings with others who have shared similar