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Riverside Cemetery

A Natural Place of Lasting Peace 

Why Choose Riverside Cemetery for Your Interment Needs? 

Riverside Cemetery, situated on 123 acres of land that borders the west bank of the Genesee River, provides for a lovely natural and dignified memorial setting in which to honor loved ones who have been laid to rest.

At Riverside we are committed to providing customers with innovative interment options. The cemetery offers traditional in-ground burial, above-ground interment in one of our community mausoleums or columbaria, and a designated garden for the scattering of cremated remains.

The cemetery grounds are an ever-expanding landscape, offering burial space for both full body and cremated remains. The cemetery has a designated veterans section which honors those who have served our country.  Private family estates for burial lots, private mausoleums, columbaria and crypts are also available.

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Riverside cemetery provides three community mausoleums for above-ground interment. Crypt and niche spaces are available in our two garden mausoleums and the new Chapel of Peace Mausoleum. The new mausoleum includes an indoor chapel that affords families a convenient location to hold committal services. Additionally, several free standing columbaria for the inurnment of cremated remains have been erected in various sites throughout the cemetery. 

The Path of Peace offers sites for the placement of private columbaria.  The natural pathway affords a highly landscaped area with close proximity to Willow Pond.

Riverside cemetery provides a tranquil garden on the cemetery grounds for the scattering of cremated remains. The Walk of Peace scattering garden borders a natural wetland area that is home to diverse wildlife. Memorial markers are provided at the garden’s location so that loved ones may be honored.  

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Feel comfortable choosing our cemetery for your interment needs. Riverside Cemetery has been serving the community for 120 years and over 250,000 Rochesterians have selected our cemetery as their final resting place. Our longstanding history and respected reputation enable you to choose Riverside with confidence.

Want to Learn More?  

Please contact us to learn more about the interment options available at Riverside Cemetery. Call us at (585) 428-7775, or fill out our contact form and our cemetery staff will be in touch with you.   

2650 Lake Ave. Rochester, NY 14612 map    

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