Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Mount Pleasant Cemetery is the oldest historic place in Erie and is one of the last remaining prairie cemeteries in the United States. Located at 520 Colliers Blvd., the rich history and incredible mountain views make for a highly coveted final resting place.
2023 Cemetery Maintenance
In preparation for the beginning-of-season mowing operations, we kindly ask that ALL seasonal decorations, lights, vases, broken and damaged items, and any other temporarily attached above-ground items are removed from the cemetery before Monday, April 10, 2023.
Per the rules and regulations of the cemetery, any remaining non-compliant items impacting maintenance operations and cemetery aesthetics may be removed and disposed of by Town staff during the week of April10, 2023.
Cemetery Rules & Regulations
Please view the Town of Erie's ordinance governing the uses at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
If you intend to conduct a burial, place a marker or monument (headstone), decorate or have a service at the cemetery, you must work through the Cemetery Manager for any and all of these services, and it may be needed that you also work with a mortuary or a memorial service center.
|Grave Open & Close|
|Cremains Open & Close|
|Open & Close|
(after 3 PM or Saturday)
|Monument Grave Marking||1st Time no charge;|
$40 for additional requests
|Sunday & Holiday Burial||Not Available|
Submit Interest in a Burial Plot
To express interest in a burial plot, please submit a Plot Purchase Form.
Once the Cemetery Manager has received your request, you will be contacted to discuss details and next steps.
Schedule a Burial
To request a Burial on a previously purchased plot please submit a Burial Request Form.
Upon receiving your request, the Cemetery Manager will be in contact to discuss options and request additional documents (if needed) and payment. Depending on the type of burial, a burial vault will need to be purchased from the mortuary or funeral home.
Please note: One weeks' notice is respectfully requested for all burial plot preparations.
To transfer a Mount Pleasant Cemetery burial plot(s) please submit the Cemetery Transfer of Ownership Request. All transfers require the approval of the Cemetery Manager.
To place a monument on a plot, please complete the Cemetery Monument Request.
Monuments must be purchased from an established retail monument dealer and must adhere to the Town of Erie's Rules & Regulations for Mount Pleasant Cemetery. All monuments require the approval of the Cemetery Manager.
Cemetery Search Tool
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