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Cemetery Policies

Floral Regulations

Fresh cut flowers may be placed on graves at any time. Floral items may be removed from graves as soon as they become faded and unsightly.

Planting will not be permitted on graves at any time.

Artificial flowers may be placed on graves only during the period from October 15th to April 15th.

Holiday wreaths or blankets are permitted during the Holiday season (December 1 to  January 1). All wreaths, blankets, adornments, and all other grave decorations will be removed by Cemetery staff the next business day after the 1st of January.

During the lawn mowing and ground maintenance season, all floral items will be removed from graves weekly. The only exception will be during Memorial Day and Veterans Day holiday weeks.

Permanent types of flower containers are NOT AUTHORIZED. The cemetery will furnish, at no charge, suitable vases for use within the cemetery.

Statues, vigil lights, glass objects of any nature and any other type of commemorative items are not permitted on graves at any time.

Floral items and other types of decorations will not be secured to the markers.

The cemetery does not sell or provide Holiday Grave Blankets or Decorations. Please shop online or contact a local vendor or florist to see if they can provide a suitable product.  

All items placed on grave sites become the property of the Doyle Cemetery and will be disposed of under applicable regulations. Doyle Cemetery is not responsible for flowers after they have been placed on grave sites. Flowers are placed at your own risk, they will not be replaced by the cemetery if they are damaged, lost or stolen.

For further information, please contact the Administration Office.

Last Updated: 12/01/2022
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