Cremation Services

Newton Cemetery has been providing cremation services to the Boston area for more than 80 years and the experienced staff will handle the process with care.  The facilities include a chapel that directly adjoins the cremation area. A chapel service may be scheduled in combination with a cremation. 

Memorialization helps to remember and be remembered.  Cremation offers the widest variety of choice for memorialization. Choose a location within Newton Cemetery where loved ones will have a place to visit and remember, and the deceased’s information will be kept permanently in cemetery records. From family lots to indoor niches or one of the designated scattering grounds, there is an option that is right for you.  

For an immediate need, please contact Newton Cemetery or your funeral home. If you do not have a funeral home, please refer to the list of area funeral homes in our resource section. The funeral home will work directly with Newton Cemetery throughout the planning process. A funeral service professional will obtain all the necessary permits, arrange transportation to the crematory from wherever the death has occurred and coordinate the medical examination. The Newton Cemetery cremation fee does not include these services. The fee includes cremation, coordination with your funeral home, cemetery record keeping and an elegantly wrapped temporary urn. 

If planning a future cremation, please contact Newton Cemetery, your funeral home and your attorney. Having plans in place will ensure your wishes for cremation are carried through.  

To learn more about cremation and costs, please see our price schedule or contact the cemetery office at 617-332-0047 or

Newton Cemetery is a member of the Cremation Association of America.

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