We have created a full list of cemetery Floral Regulations for your convenience.
ALL DECORATIONS OTHER THAN FRESH CUT FLOWERS WILL BE REMOVED FOR SPRING CLEAN UP STARTING MARCH 1 AND WILL BE DISPOSED OF BY THE CORPORATION.
Fresh cut flowers only are permitted from March 1st to November 30th . All decorations other than fresh cut flowers will be removed when we do any work in the area. This includes making burials as well as mowing of the grass, etc.
Wreaths and pine blankets may be placed no earlier than December 1st. They will be left on until the spring cleanup March 1st .
The management shall have the authority to remove all flowers and floral designs as soon as, in sole judgement of the management, they become unsightly, diseased or dangerous, or when they do not conform to the standards maintained in the entire cemetery.
The management reserves the right to regulate the method of decorating plots so that a uniform beauty may be maintained.
When floral decorations are removed from the gravesite, unless taken away from the cemetery by those lawfully entitled to them, they may be disposed of by the Corporation in any manner it sees fit.
The placing of anything other than floral decorations upon plots shall not be permitted, and, if so placed, will be removed and disposed of.
Balloons, glass blocks and vigil lights are not permitted.
No planting of flowers, shrubs, or trees by lot owners is permitted.
Management prohibits the use of bronze vases during the snow season of November 30th to February 28th , as they are subject to damage by equipment or freezing water.
Special Holidays – Nonconforming decorations, including potted plants, will be temporarily permitted 3 days before and one week (7 days) after Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Memorial Day, and Veteran’s Day.
Jefferson Memorial Park is not responsible for theft, or damage to anything placed on graves, lots, or mausoleum crypts.
Funeral Flowers – The cemetery permits a total of three (3) baskets of flowers, casket sprays, or any combination thereof, to be placed at the chapel doors or gravesite on the day of the funeral. These flowers will be removed from the administration building chapel or mausoleum chapel at the conclusion of the service and place at the graveside. They will be removed 3 days after the interment.
American Flags – To maintain the overall beauty of the cemetery by facilitation proper lawn maintenance and to remove the hazard to visitors by fallen and/or pointed standards and flag sticks and to protect the decorum of our flag by unattended flags falling to the ground, the American Flags placed upon graves for Memorial Day, Flag Day, Veteran’s Day, VE/VJ Day are removed one week (7 days) after the holiday. American Flags placed at any other time are removed prior to the next mowing. The American Flag of a Veteran is permitted to remain on the space for up to (90) days after Memorial Day provided the standard is removed and the flag properly supported within the vase of a bronze memorial. Any relative who wishes the flag to remain on the space of a family member shall each year, prior to the removal date, request in writing that the flag remain. If the flag has been removed, the Corporation will provide the relative with a flag for that individual to install in the vase.Floral Regulations