After The Burial

We are with you every step of the way.”

 

At White Haven Memorial Park in Rochester, NY, the time of burial is just the beginning of our service to your family. We offer ongoing support, including grief support, a wide variety of products to enhance your visits to the cemetery, meaningful ways to honor your loved one and special remembrance events throughout the year.

Please select one of the following for more information:



Healing Process

Click here to learn more about the cemetery's role in the healing process.

 

White Haven Memorial Park Quarterly Newsletter

Next of kin of those buried at White Haven Memorial Park in Rochester, NY receive our free quarterly newsletter for at least one year after the burial. (Subscriptions may be continued upon request at no charge.) These simple newsletters inform family members about special events at the cemetery, Memorial Gift opportunities and other products and services that may be of interest.

 

Click here to view an online copy of the White Haven Memorial Park Quarterly Newsletter.

 

To have your name added to list to receive our Quarterly Newsletter by mail or email click here to contact us.

Individual Products and Service

For information on individual products and services click on one of the pictures below.

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Floral Tributes

Floral tributes for graves, crypts, or niches

 

cemetaries rochester nyYou may select a bronze vase complete with your choice of artificial flower to adorn your loved one's crypt or niche. The cost is $135, including installation. Click here to see a sample of the flowers available for crypts and niches. We will change the flower to a special holiday arrangement in December and return to your original flower in January for just $15. You can also add a bronze emblem to recognize military service or a special interest for $195.
 

Click here to see a sample of some of our emblems.

 

cemeteries rochester nyFor ground burials, you may order an aluminum vase cup for $45, including installation. From March 15th-November 5th, you may bring fresh or silk flowers to place in the vase. For winter grave ornamentation, see section on Winter Wreaths.

 

For further information on Floral Tributes click here to contact us.

 

Mausoleum Dedications

Visitor registers and flower dedications in all mausoleums

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White Haven provides visitors' registers and floral bouquets in all mausoleum areas.

 

Visitors are welcome to sign the register and write a note of endearment.

 

Special dedications of the floral bouquets may be made in a loved one's memory for just $15 per week. Choose a birthday, anniversary, holiday or any day to send a gift of love.

 

For further information on Mausoleum Dedications, click here to contact us.

Grave Ornamentation

Wreaths for winter grave ornamentation

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From November 15th to March 15th you are welcome to bring a green wreath on a tripod stand. If you prefer, you may order a wreath directly from White Haven. We will place the wreath for you in December and remove it in March.

 

The cost for this service, including the wreath is $35. Poinsettia bouquets for vases in the outdoor mausoleum areas are also available for $20.

 

For further information on Grave Ornamentation, click here to contact us.

Memorial Gift Plaques

Plaques for memorial gifts near trees or flower gardens in the park or pews or stained glass in the Mausoleums

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In return for a donation of $300 or more to White Haven's Memorial Gift Fund, we will place a plaque honoring your loved one at the location of your choice (subject to the approval of our Superintendent). For a gift of $500 or more, we will place a concrete bench with a plaque at the approved location. Possible locations include trees, shrubs, flower gardens, bird houses or bird feeders, stained glass windows, chapel pews or community monuments such as "America Standing Guard." Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and benches, plaques or other donated items become the property of White Haven Memorial Park.

 

To request further information on Memorial Gifts, click here to contact us at White Haven Memorial Park.

Remembrance Services

Community remembrance services throughout the year or private services on the anniversary of the death.

 

memorial services rochester nyWhite Haven conducts community remembrance services several times each year. Those who have had a loved one buried at White Haven within the past year are specifically invited, but all are welcome. The hour-long services feature music, scripture and meaningful ceremonies such as candle-lighting or placing ornaments on a Christmas tree. During the ceremony, the names of loved ones being remembered are read during the Prayer of Names. For dates of upcoming services, click here to view the White Haven Memorial Park community calendar.

 

Private services for family and friends on the anniversary of a birth or death may also be arranged by contacting our Chapel Director, Peggy Albright.

Grief Support

We are with you every step of the way.”

 

At White Haven Memorial Park in Rochester, NY our full-time staff is here to support you on your journey to healing.  We have a variety of materials, programs, products and services to help you.

 


 

In our office and in All Seasons Chapel you will find a display of free literature on coping with various types of loss.  You are welcome to help yourself to these pamphlets.

 

Our Community Care Coordinator, Donna Miller Watelet offers a weekly email series of “Pathways Inspirations” suggesting helpful ways to cope with the various types and stages of grief.  To sign up to receive these emails, click here.

 

Several times each year, Donna also offers special seminars and other events to help those coping with the loss of a loved one.  For information on upcoming events, click here for our Calendar of Events or click here to contact us.

 

Many of the products and services we offer are also designed to help in the healing process.  For general information on the ways that a cemetery can provide healing opportunities click here.  For information on specific products and services please click here to return to the top of the page and then click on an individual product or service.