Department Details

TIMOTHY CARPENTER
Acting Superintendent of Cemeteries

Phone

508-580-7833

Fax

508-580-7889

Email

[email protected]

Address

Melrose Cemetery & Office, 88 North Pearl Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Records Access Officer

[email protected]

** LIMITED TO 2 FUNERALS A DAY.  **

PLEASE SEE OUR HOLIDAY SCHEDULE BELOW.

 

Date Time Location Funeral Home
MON JUN 2411:30CG 204G. LOPES
TUES JUN 2511:30NEW SINGLE GRAVEG. LOPES
FRI JUN 281:00NEW DOUBLE GRAVEWAITT
SAT JUN 2911:15NORTH MD 204KANE
TUES JUL 211:30NORTH H 3 (CREMAINS)WAITT
TUES JUL 4-6NO FURTHER BURIAL
MON AUG 1911:00SINGLE MC 826CREMATION DROP OFF

Funeral Rules

  • Only 1 "New Single Grave" or "New 2 Grave" burial per day
  • Monday-Friday you must be in by 1:00, Saturdays by 12:00, or a late charge will apply, $300/hour
  • No personal checks please. Make check payable to "City of Brockton"

There must be one hour between funerals that are in or near the same sections of the cemetery. The General Foreman, Erik Duquette, will making the final decision if he feels he can not accommodate the amount of traffic on any given day.

Additionally, families are no longer allowed to shovel dirt onto the casket. We have experienced some very negative situations because of this act.

Hours and Holidays

We are closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Washington's Birthday
  • Patriot's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteeth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day (or the following Monday)
  • Thanksgiving Day and the following day
  • Christmas Day

We close at 10:00 on the following days:

  • Good Friday
  • Christmas Eve
  • New Year's Eve
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