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Pinelawn Memorial Park And Arboretum

Visitors are reminded that Pinelawn Memorial Park And Arboretum is a sacred place. It is a private Memorial Park and must remain a place of loving memories and quiet reflection. Pinelawn Memorial Park And Arboretum has the right to refuse admittance to anyone violating this spirit.
The aim of the management is to continue to keep Pinelawn Memorial Park And Arboretum one of the most beautiful cemeteries in America and with your help, this can be accomplished.

We, of course, strongly believe that our plot and mausoleum owners will realize the extensive task that Pinelawn Memorial Park And Arboretum has to perform in order to achieve these goals. We also believe that while the purposes behind these rules may seem unnecessarily restrictive at first, they will be understood and gladly accepted to help us protect and serve you better.

Winter Rules

Winter Rules & Regulations for Land Plots
LAND PLOTS

All Vases must be turned down during the months of likely snow or freezing, when Pinelawn’s Winter Rules are in effect; otherwise, should damage result, repair or replacement will be made at owner’s expense.
  • Evergreen Holiday Decorations such as blankets, sprays, and wreaths, consisting of a living evergreen base, which may be decorated with artificial materials, are permitted on plots during the winter holiday season only, Thanksgiving Day to mid-January. All such decorations must lie flat on the plot and cannot extend beyond the plot.
  • Use of stakes, spikes, nails, rods, posts, etc. to secure decorations to the plot is also prohibited. Upright wreaths, sprays, blankets, decorative trees of any size, etc. are prohibited year-round.
  • Holiday decorations placed prior to Thanksgiving will be removed and discarded, without notice.
  • Pinelawn reserves the right to temporarily remove holiday decorations, at any time and without notice, to perform burial services or maintenance work, when necessary. Removed decorations will be placed back as soon as possible.
  • General Clean up of winter decorations will begin mid-January, weather permitting, in no particular order.
No Artificial Flowers, or other artificial items, are not permitted at any time.

Although it is impractical and impossible to create a detailed list of all forms of artificial items, the following list is intended to provide guidance concerning prohibited objects: baskets, bottles, cans, balloons, small trees, wind chimes, wire frames, candles, lights, pictures, knickknacks and all objects of wood, stone, concrete, glass and papier-mâché, etc.

Pinelawn is working constantly to maintain a neat, uncluttered, and tidy appearance. Any prohibited items encountered, will be removed and discarded without notice.

Copies of the Complete Rules & Regulations are available upon request.
Winter Rules & Regulations for Mausoleum Crypts & Niches
MAUSOLEUM CRYPTS & NICHES

  • Evergreen decorations such as small wreaths, crosses, and arrangements consisting of a living evergreen base, which may be trimmed with artificial materials, will be permitted during the winter holiday season only, Thanksgiving Day to mid-January. Available space and consideration of others dictates that these decorations be kept to a reasonable size and not exceed the heights of the bottom crypt, obscure the inscription on the bottom crypt or encroach onto walkways.
  • Living potted evergreen trees or plants are permitted so long as the width of the pot does not exceed 3 inches in diameter and must be placed in a plastic cone vase. All potted evergreen trees/plants in pots that exceed 3 inches in width, evergreen trees in stands and all artificial trees and decorations are strictly prohibited.
  • Pinelawn reserves the right to temporarily remove holiday decorations, at any time and without notice, to perform burial services or maintenance work, when necessary. Removed decorations will be placed back as soon as possible.
  • Holiday decorations placed prior to Thanksgiving will be removed and discarded, without notice.
  • There will be a general Clean up and removal of these decorations in mid-January.


No Artificial Flowers, or other artificial items, are not permitted at any time.

  • Although it is impractical and impossible to create a detailed list of all forms of artificial items, the following list is intended to provide guidance concerning prohibited objects: baskets, bottles, cans, balloons, small trees, wind chimes, wire frames, candles, lights, pictures, knickknacks and all objects of wood, stone, concrete, glass and papier-mâché, etc.


Pinelawn is working constantly to maintain a neat, uncluttered, and tidy appearance. Any prohibited items encountered, will be removed and discarded without notice.
Rules and Regulations are subject to change, as necessary. Copies of complete rules and regulations are available upon request.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For immediate attention call (631) 249-6100 Ext. 0
Please send me, without obligation, your free copy of “Let’s Face It Now” as well as complete information about Pinelawn Memorial Park.
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