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St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery - Wayne, Pennsylvania

St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery - Wayne, Pennsylvania

 St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery. Wayne, Pennsylvania.

St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery. Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Located at:

763 South Valley Forge Road
Wayne, PA 19087

Cemetery Office: 484-588-5651
Email: website@stdavidschurch.org

Website: www.stdavidschurch.org

From their rules and regulations:

"Grave sites or plots are not sold to the general public."

"The sale of burial plots or lots is limited only to those people who are known by the rector... The church retains the right to not sell burial plots or lots to any person who is not a 'known communicant' of the church." 

 The original church at St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery. Wayne, PA.

The original church at St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery. Wayne, PA.

Notes:

  • Images are not permitted on gravestones. This means no laser etched photo images and no porcelain inserts.

  • Grave lots cannot be bought and re-sold to outside parties.

  • Mail-order stones will not be permitted to unload from any shipping vendor truck. Only military markers may be shipped to this cemetery.

  • The rules say all stone must be gray granite or white marble.

  • Flat bronze military markers are permitted.

Pricing Information as of April 2017:

  • They charge $1500 for a single grave. This includes perpetual care.

  • Grave opening single depth is $1200

  • Grave opening double depth is $1500.

    (A grave can hold 2 bodies or 3 ash burials.)

  • Cremation burials are $600.

  • There is a burial monument fee of $500 that is paid at the time of interment. It is refundable. You'll get it back as long as you put a monument on the burial site within 12 months. If you fail to do that, the church will use your $500 to put a monument down of their choosing.

  • A service preparation fee of $300 is also involved.

Other fees...

  • Clergy honorarium: $500

  • Sexton fee: $150

  • Tent: $100

  • Reception at the St. David's Fellowship Hall: $250 for up to 3 hours. $100 for each additional hour.

Music fees:

  • Organist: $225

  • Additional instruments: $250

  • Soloist: $250

St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery is a Top 5 cemetery. Here are the other four that made my best of Delaware County list:

Immaculate Heart Of Mary Catholic Cemetery - Linwood, Pennsylvania 

Immaculate Heart Of Mary Catholic Cemetery - Linwood, Pennsylvania 

First Baptist Church Cemetery - Wayne, Pennsylvania

First Baptist Church Cemetery - Wayne, Pennsylvania