Bylaws of Erskine Cemetery and Fairport Cemetery
Appendix "A" - Price List

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IMPORTANT NOTE TO READER:  Concrete burial vaults are recommended, and pose an additional funeral cost. Monuments and markers are to be made of bronze, stone, marble, or other permanent material as approved by the Cemetery Administrator. All monument foundations must be installed by the Cemetery only.

Interment Rights

Interment right prices listed below include a non-refundable contribution to the cemetery’s Care and Maintenance Fund.* The prices listed below do not include the opening and closing of the grave or niche (“interment fee”), memorialization costs (flat marker, upright monument, etc.) and associated installation fees.

Inground Burial Plots

Type of Plot Price
Single Grave (40in x 108in)
  • Interment Rights to a single grave include the interment of no more than four (4) persons:
    • one (1) full size interment at standard depth and up to three (3) cremated remains; or
    • the cremated remains of not more than four (4) persons
  • Includes four (4) cornerstones
  • Flat Markers or Upright Monuments are permitted in accordance with the cemetery bylaws
$3,300.00
Single Grave (40in x 108in) with pre-installed foundation (Section M Only)
  • Interment Rights to a single grave include the interment of no more than four (4) persons:
    • two (2) full size interments, the first of which is interred at extra depth, and up to two (2) cremated remains; or
    • one (1) full size interment at standard depth and up to three (3) cremated remains; or
    • the cremated remains of not more than four (4) persons
  • Includes two (2) cornerstones
  • Markers or Upright Monuments are permitted in accordance with the cemetery bylaws
$3,800.00
**Casket burial vaults are required throughout the cemetery, except in Section J

Columbarium Niches

Type of Niche Price
Columbarium Niche (Interior Dimensions: 12”W x 12”H x 12”D)
Interment Rights to a single niche include the cremated remains of not more than 2 persons
Niche in Top Row (Sold Out) $2500.00
Niche in Second & Third Row from Top $2700.00
Niche in Fourth Row from Top $2500.00
Niche in Bottom Row $2400.00
Bronze Wreath Plaque
  • Required for niche, and must be purchased through Erskine Cemetery
  • Includes name and date of birth & the addition of the date of death
$1200.00
*Care and Maintenance Fund Contribution:
As required under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 and Ontario Regulation 30/11, the amounts below will be contributed to an irrevocable trust fund known as the Care and Maintenance Fund/Account. Income (interest) from this fund is used to cover care and maintenance expenses of the cemetery in perpetuity.
For one in-ground grave, 2.23m2/24ft2 or larger 40%
(or minimum $290)
of the purchase price
For one columbarium niche 15%
(or minimum $165)
of the purchase price

Cemetery Services

Type of Service Price
Interment Fees (Opening and Closing of Grave)
Interment of an adult at standard depth*
  • Includes grave set-up and casket lowering device when a vault is not used (Section J only)
$1650.00
Interment of an adult at extra depth* (Section M only) $1950.00
Interment of an infant $450.00
*Casket burial vaults are required throughout the cemetery, except in Section J
Interment Fees (Cremated Remains)
Inground interment of cremated remains $600.00
Interment of cremated remains in a columbarium niche $450.00
Additional cremated remains interment within the same burial opening $300.00
Winter, Saturday & Late Arrival Fees
Surcharge for winter interments (between December 1 and March 31) $300.00
Surcharge for interments on a Saturday $300.00
Late fee for arrival at cemetery after 4:00pm (subject to availability) $150.00 per hour
Sundays & Holidays Closed
Disinterment Fees
Disinterment of remains from a standard depth grave from $4000.00
Disinterment of remains from an extra depth grave from $5000.00
Disinterment of cremated remains $900.00
Removal of cremated remains from a columbarium niche $450.00
Administration Fees
Re-Issue Duplicate Interment Rights Certificate $100.00
Transfer of Interment Rights $350.00
Repurchase & Re-inventory Fee $450.00

Supplies

Type of Supplies Price
Bronze Plaques
Niche Bronze Wreath Plaque
  • Required for niche, and must be purchased through Erskine Cemetery
  • Includes name and date of birth & the addition of the date of death
$1200.00
Memorial Wall Plaque
  • Includes name, date of birth and death date of one person
$800.00
Monument Foundations & Marker Installations
Foundations are exclusively installed by CemeCare Inc., fees are payable to CemeCare Inc. from $791.00
Flat Markers are exclusively installed by CemeCare Inc., fees are payable to CemeCare Inc. $169.50
Care & Maintenance Fund Contributions are payable to the cemetery.
*Care and Maintenance Fund Contribution:
As required under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002, the following amounts must be paid to the cemetery operator before a marker is installed. After each marker installation, the amount will be contributed to an irrevocable trust fund known as the Care and Maintenance Fund. Interest from the fund will be used to cover expenses for the care and maintenance of markers and monuments in perpetuity.
For flat markers measuring less than 1,116.13 cm2 / 173 in2 $0
For flat markers measuring 1,116.13 cm2 / 173 in2 or larger $100
For upright monuments 1.22 m / 4 ft or less in height and 1.22 m / 4 ft or less in length, including base $200
For upright monuments more than 1.22 m / 4 ft in height and 1.22 m / 4 ft, including base $400
Casket Burial Vaults* (includes grave set-up)
Crypt (CemeCare)
  • Unpainted reinforced concrete, unlined, unsealed
$1240.00
Estate Vault (CemeCare)
  • Polymer liner bonded to reinforced concrete, sealed, painted gold
  • Includes personalized name plate and emblem
$1690.00
Urn Vaults* (includes set-up with stand and lowering device)
Estate Urn Vault (CemeCare)
  • Polymer liner bonded to reinforced concrete, sealed, painted gold
  • Includes personalized name plate
$965.00
*A wider selection of casket vaults and urn vaults is available upon request.

Payment Options

Payment is due at the time of purchase.
Payment may be made by cheque, cash or e-transfer to interac.erskine@gmail.com
Financial assistance for burial and cremation services is available through various governmental agencies, to those who qualify.


Effective:  May 1, 2022

For more information please contact the cemetery administrator:

  • Cemecare Inc. – Phone: 905-473-5571

The Erskine & Fairport Cemeteries are owned by:

  • Dunbarton-Fairport United Church

And licensed to operate under the following licenses:

  • Erskine Cemetery – CM-00439
  • Fairport Cemetery – CM-0440

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