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Cemetery Department
General Information
The Cemetery Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of six town cemeteries as attractive, dignified, and appropriate burial grounds. The three-member, elected Board of Cemetery Commissioners is responsible for the governance of all town cemeteries. The Cemetery Commission appoints a superintendent to manage daily department operations.

Cemetery Visiting Hours
  • Sunrise to sunset daily
  • Forefathers hours
    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Name Established Location
Fairview Cemetery 1928 Intersection of Main Street and Twiss Road, North Chelmsford
Forefathers Burying Ground:
Chelmsford's first cemetery was established circa 1655.
The earliest surviving gravestone is dated 1690.
C. 1655 Intersection of Westford St. and Littleton Rd.
Chelmsford Center
Heart Pond Cemetery 1774 Intersection of Garrison Rd. and Parkerville Rd.
South Chelmsford
Pine Ridge Cemetery
1888 130 Billerica Rd.
Riverside Cemetery 1841 Middlesex St.
North Chelmsford
West Chelmsford Cemetery 1852 Cemetery Lane
West Chelmsford

Purchasing Cemetery Lots
Cemetery lots may be purchased in all cemeteries except Forefathers and Riverside and are shown by appointment. Please call our office for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Board of Cemetery Commissioners
  • Thomas A. St. Germain, Chairman
  • Gerald L. Hardy, Commissioner
  • Valerie Peterson, Commissioner

David J. Boyle
Cemetery Superintendent 

Ph: 978-250-5245

Pine Ridge Cemetery
130 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824

Tuesday - Friday
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Other times by appointment
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