The cemetery grounds are dedicated to the proper burial and repose of the human dead and to that purpose only.
Rules and Regulations
St. John Catholic Cemetery reserves the right to make such changes or alterations in the rules and regulations as may from time to time seem expedient.
The object is to provide the public (1) with a modern cemetery (2) burial space at a reasonable cost and (3) perpetual care and maintenance of the entire property.
Every lot sold in the cemetery will be sold with perpetual care.
The cemetery is working under a plan which is designed to allow the supervisor to plant and beautify the whole cemetery property as it is developed and will insure the proper landscape development.
Definition of Lot Owners
The term lot or grave owner is intended and shall be construed to mean the “Burial Rights”, the owner of burial privileges or collateral right of use of any burial lot purchased from the cemetery for a consideration evidenced by a “Burial Right Certificate” or by proved and recognized descent or devise by the original owner where same is placed on record with the cemetery.
Burial rights may be transferred only upon written permission of the cemetery or its agent endorsed upon the original certificate.
All applications for transfer rights must be accompanied by a statement showing good and sufficient reasons for such transfer and in no instance will such transfer be permitted where the purpose is speculative or where such transfer would seem undesirable.
The cemetery will not recognize as a lot or grave owner as above, persons whose names do not appear on the cemetery record.