Photo of St. Stephen's Cemetery

Township of Algonquin Highlands Cemeteries

There are four cemeteries under the care and administration of Algonquin Highlands, all located in the geographic township of Stanhope. They are the cemeteries at Maple Lake United Church, Zion United Church, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church and St. Peter’s Anglican Church.

Organization #3274155
Cemetery/Crematorium Operator License

The Township of Algonquin Highlands Cemeteries By-law sets out the rules and regulations, in accordance with the Cemeteries Act. It also sets out procedures and fees, and provides other useful information. The Cemeteries By-law is available in PDF format,below, or in paper copy from the Township Office (photocopying charges apply).

The Municipal Clerk is responsible for maintaining burial records as well as the sale of burial plots. If you would like to purchase a burial plot or require further information, please call and make an appointment.

A Guide to Death Care in Ontario

The BAO’s Consumer Information Guide: A Guide to Death Care in Ontario is a free consumer-protection information booklet. The guide is written for families and the public to know their rights and responsibilities before entering into contracts with organizations that are licensed under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002

If you have questions related to the information contained within A Guide to Death Care in Ontario, please feel free to contact the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, or a licensed service provider.

2021 Cemetery Price List

Interment Rights - Care and Maintenance

Type of plot Interment Rights Care and Maintenance (40%) Fee H.S.T. Total
Single plot (I full burial and up to 3 cremations, or 4 cremations) $450.00 $300.00 $750.00 $97.50 $847.50

In-ground Interment fees - Grave opening/closing

Service Fee H.S.T. Total
Full Interment - Monday through Thursday $600.00 $78.00 $678.00
Full Interment - Friday or Saturday $700.00 $91.00 $791.00
Interment of Cremated Remains - Monday through Thursday $206.00 $26.78 $232.80
Interment of Cremated Remains - Friday or Saturday $258.00 $33.54 $291.55
Mini Excavator Surcharge (in required due to access to plot) $650.00 $84.50 $734.50
Additional Interment Rights $50.00 $6.50 $56.60
Transfer of Interment Rights $75.00 $9.75 $84.75
Corner Marker installations $103.00 $13.39 $116.40
Foundation installations $258.00 $33.54 $291.55
Stake out fee $77.00 $10.00 $87.00
Disinterment (full) $750.00 $97.50 $847.50
Disinterment (cremated remains) $375.00 $48.75 $423.75
Disinterment (full) mini excavator surcharge (if required due to access to plot) $650.00 $84.50 $734.50

Monument care and maintenance (fees established by Legislation)

Size and type of marker Fee H.S.T. Total
Flat Marker - 439.42 cm2 (173 inches) and under no fee $0.00 $0.00
Flat Marker -  439.42 cm2 (173 inches) or more $50.00 $6.50 $56.50
Upright Marker - 1.22 metres (4 foot) and under $100.00 $13.00 $113.00

Contact Information

Dawn Newhook
Phone: 705-489-2379 Ext. 333

Cemetery By-law