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.  **

CREMATION BURIALS WILL BE ON HOLD STARTING DECEMBER 21ST, AND WILL RESUME IN THE SPRING (MARCH).

 

Date Time Location Funeral Home
SAT FEB 2411:45NEW DOUBLE GRAVERUSSELL
MON FEB 2611:45NEW DOUBLE GRAVEG.LOPES
TUES FEB 2711:30NEW DOUBLE GRAVEG.LOPES
SAT MAR 211:30NEW SINGLE GRAVERUSSELL
SAT MAR 911:30CG 202FUNERARIAS

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
  • 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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