The Trustees of Woodlawn Cemetery welcomes you to this hidden jewel in Canandaigua, New York. We hope you will take time to explore the many facets of Woodlawn Cemetery. We welcome your questions and comments and would be pleased by a visit at any time.
The official site of Woodlawn Cemetery in Canandaigua!
For your convenience, here are quick links to interments made from 2010 to current.
The cemetery now accepts major credit cards.
The Canandaigua Cemetery Association is a not for profit organization. All donations are tax deductible. Click on the donations tab on the left or contact the cemetery office to see how you can donate.
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Preplanning is the answer to lowering the cost of burial expenses and it helps to lessen the impact of bereavement on the living. By thinking ahead, you’ll make informed, thoughtful decisions about your burial arrangements. Imagine the peace-of-mind you’ll have knowing it's been taken care of. Our office can assist you in determining what burial options are right for you.
To read more, click on the "Cemetery Preplanning" tab on the left.
Chapel Restoration Efforts Continue to Progress
Woodlawn Cemetery provides respectful interment services to individuals and families in a unique setting of beauty and calm, and provides education relative to its historic heritage.
Woodlawn Cemetery serves the community as an eternal resting place; commemorating the lives of those interred; conserving, restoring and sustaining the physical attributes, horticultural aspects, buildings and infrastructure of the cemetery; and optimizes the cemetery's potential as a cultural resource through education, preservation and promotion of Woodlawn Cemetery's unique heritage.
Woodlawn Cemetery makes the
State Register of Historic Places
On Thursday, September 11th, 2014 the nomination for listing Woodlawn Cemetery on the State Registry of Historic Places was accepted! This is a monumental time for the cemetery as we embark on efforts to restore the Mary Clark Thompson donated chapel and revive it to its intended use and lustre. Listing on the registry opens opportunities for grant funding which is imperative to the restoration efforts.
Community - We Need Your Support!
Stay tuned for more information on raising the necessary funds to restore the historic chapel!
Woodlawn receives Grant
Woodlawn Cemetery makes the
National Register of Historic Places
On November 12th, 2014 Woodlawn Cemetery was officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places!
Although still early in the process, Woodlawn has received notification that it will be awarded a Capacity Building Grant for 2015 from the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester.
Spring if Finally Here!
As we put one of the worst winters in record behind us, please remember that the grounds are still very saturated and soft.
When visiting the cemetery, please keep vehicles on roads at all times.