The Keremeos Public Cemetery is located at 2695 Liddicoat Road approximately 2.5 kilometres north of the Village at the intersection of Highway 3A and Liddicoat Road. The Cemetery is open to the public every day from dawn until dusk.
The Village of Keremeos cemetery is a rural, not-for-profit cemetery, so offers only basic services and grass maintenance. Individual markers do not receive detailed grooming by Village staff.
The cemetery includes sections containing full-size plots, cremation plots and a columbarium for the placement of cremated remains. The cemetery also contains a section exclusively reserved for the interment and inurnment of Veterans and their spouses.
Obtaining an Interment Right Contract
Applications for a Right of Interment can be made at the Village Office during regular business hours and must include:
The Village attempts to provide a copy of the Interment Right contract to the applicant within 15 days of the applicant entering into such contract.
Grave space fees are due upon entering into the Interment Right of Contract for a Right of Interment. The balance of fees are due and payable at the time of the Interment/Inurnment.
Cancelling an Interment Right Contract
An Interment Right contract may be cancelled within 30 days of purchase and a refund of fees paid less 10% provided if:
Transferring an Interment Right Contract
Applications to transfer a Right of Interment to another person can be made at the Village Office during regular business hours and must include:
Interment into the Cemetery
Anyone wishing to obtain interment and other cemetery services shall:
For further information, please contact the Village Office at 250-499-2711 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and current rates are contained in Keremeos' Cemetery Bylaw.