Service charges are effective June 1, 2014 and are subject to change without notice. Prices of crypts, lots, niches, urn sites, urns, annual care and perpetual care furnished upon application. Please call one of our counselors for more information at 718.768.7300.
The Green-Wood Cemetery Office is closed for business in 2015 in observance of the following holidays: January 1, January 19, February 12, February 16, April 3, May 25, July 4, September 7, October 12, November 11, November 26 and December 25.
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- Mausoleums, Niches and Graves
- Charges for Opening Graves, Vaults, etc.
- Foundation Fees
- Miscellaneous Fees
(e.g., Genealogical Searches).
Mausoleums, Niches, and Graves
Single (one entombment): $20,000 to $34,500
Double (two entombments): $30,000 to $70,000
Triple (three entombments): N/A
Quad (four entombments: $35,500 to $55,000
Niches: $2,000 to $20,500
Urn Sites: from $4,000
Urns: from $280
Cremation Accessories: from $75
Single Graves (up to three burials): $15,000
Plus Foundation Cost: $695 to $819
Two Grave Lots (up to six burials): $30,000
Plus Foundation Cost: $1,383 to $1,638
Three Grave Lots and Larger: from $15,000 per grave, plus foundation
Premium Single Graves (up to three burials): from $19,000, plus foundation
Premium Two Grave Lots (up to six burials): from $50,000, plus foundation
Premium Three Grave Lots and Larger: from $25,000 per grave, plus foundation
Sarcophagus Sites (378 sq. ft.): $160,000
Mausoleum Sites (756 sq. ft.): $320,000
Odd sizes or additions: Pro-rated
Charges for Opening Graves, Vaults, etc.
Interments (Maximum depth including use of lowering device & grass lining)
Children (10 years or less): $936.00*#
Saturday burials – extra charge: $326.00
(additional charge for each half hour or portion thereof for arrival after 11:30 AM): $68.00
Wooden outer case or non-metal casket only – extra charge: $81.00
Additional charge for grave openings by hand when made necessary by the lot being enclosed (maximum depth): $609.00
Interment of cremated remains in customary container: $441.00*#
Interment of cremated remains extra depth: $502.00*#
Inurnment of cremated remains in niches, private mausoleums and recessed foundations: $199.00*#
Vaults, underground when covered by exposed slab: $823.00*#
Vaults, underground when covered by earth: $1,047.00*#
Tombs in side hills and above ground: $788.00*#
Sealing end catacombs: $243.00
Sealing side catacombs: $299.00
Opening and closing crypt (Community Mausoleums): $1,133.00*#
Use of Chapel: $228.00
Use of Shelter Tent: $109.00
Funerals arriving after 4 PM or waiting time over 30 minutes, for each half hour or portion thereof: $74.00
When necessary to raise remains an additional charge will be made:
when remains are to be lowered into the same grave: $474.00
when remains are disinterred to another location: $1,039.00
Receiving Tomb, for each body: $444.00
Additional charge after 6 months for each 6 months thereafter: $151.00
In accordance with New York State law, anyone wishing to make arrangements for cremation must work with a licensed funeral director and not directly with the cemetery. The funeral director can, in turn, make arrangements for a cremation at Green-Wood. Listed below are the state-approved fees for the cremation only. These costs are incorporated into the overall services funeral directors provide.
Adults (includes use of Chapel for service): $437.00*
Direct Cremation (no service, no family in attendance): $377.00*
Direct Cremation using Alternative Container (no service, no family in attendance) $337.00*
Children (10 years or less) (includes use of chapel for service): $288.00*
Direct Cremation (no service, no family in attendance): $249.00*
Direct Cremation using Alternative Container (no service, no family in attendance): $223.00*
(Metallic cases or metal-lined cases are prohibited)
Temporary storage of cremated remains for one month or less: $45.00
Disposal of cremated remains: $109.00
Shipping of cremated remains via registered mail: $48.50
Foundation Charges, including excavation
Charge per cubic foot 5 feet through 8 feet deep: $44.00
Charge per cubic foot 9 feet deep: $45.50
Charge per cubic foot 10 feet deep: $48.50
Minimum charge – single graves: $695.00
Minimum charge – memorial proportioned for two graves: $1,383.00
Removal of old foundations, per cubic foot: $14.75
Labor charge, if necessary to remove and replace stones, per man, per hour: $33.50
Foundations for monuments shall be built to the full depth of the grave or its equivalent if rock conditions exist.
Registry of all instruments & certified transcripts: $20.75
Burial listing, interment records, diagrams and other research
$28.50 per half hour or part thereof: $29.00
Handling and sealing of liners: $214.00
Handling tablets for inscriptions (Community Mausoleums): $273.00**
Handling tablets for inscriptions (Columbarium Niches): $129.00**
* Includes $5.00 New York State Cemetery Vandalism and Abandoned Cemetery Property Fund.
** Actual cost of inscription not included.
# Includes $35.00 New York State mandated contribution to the Permanent Maintenance Fund of the Cemetery.