St. Joseph - St. Pius X

Catholic Parish of Leicester, MA

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St. Joseph Cemetery Policy

Flowers and bulbs may be planted. The flowerbed is not to exceed the length of the memorial & width is not to exceed twelve (12) inches from the front edge of the memorial. Flowers may be planted in front of the monument or marker only – planting on the sides and back of any monument is prohibited.

Not Allowed: No trees of any kind allowed or flowering shrubs or plants, temporary memorials, wooden crosses, etc.

Please note: Any trees that have previously been planted, if not maintained or removed, will be cut down by cemetery staff. Any shrubs above the memorial height, or imposing on another grave, will also be trimmed or removed.

Dates to keep in mind:
Removal of Winter Baskets: On or about March 15th each year for Spring clean up.

Removal of all flowers, plants, and containers: On or before September 15th of each year for Fall clean up.

Placement of Winter Baskets: On or about December 1st of each year.

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