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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.
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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.
Why Preplan?
Chapel Restoration Efforts Continue to Progress
Chapel Restoration Efforts
Blueprint One
Blueprint Two
On Saturday, September 20th, Woodlawn hosted the 2nd Wine and Spirits Tour event to an anxious crowd waiting to hear the exciting news that Woodlawn Cemetery was nominated to the State Historic Registry of Historic Places with National determination pending.

Virginia Bartos, Registry Analyst from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, was on hand to deliver the great news to the hundreds that were in attendance.

Attendees also sampled great products from area wineries, breweries and distilleries and also had a chance to sample desserts, cheeses and, of course, the fine cuisine prepared by the fantastic Nolan's on the Lake staff.

Visitors had a chance to tour the historic chapel as well as ride a guided tour tram of the cemetery showing not only the notables interred, but the beauty of the cemetery landscape.

View the slideshow below to see photos from the event taken by talented photographer Peter Blackwood.
Vision Statement
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.
Mission Statement
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.
News
2014 Wine & Spirits Tour
is a Success!
HISTORICAL MOMENT
Woodlawn Cemetery makes the
State Registry of Historic Places -
National Listing Pending
On Thursday, September 11th, 2014 the nomination for listing Woodlawn Cemetery on the State Registry of Historic Places was accepted with National listing pending! This is a monumental time for the cemetery has 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!