Cemetery Commission

The Cemetery Commission manages and controls all cemeteries and burial grounds belonging to the Town or in which the Town has any interest. The Commission has the right to sell and dispose of burial lots belonging to the Town and any interest of the Town in any burial lots in the cemeteries and burial grounds for such price, and under such terms, restrictions, rules, and regulations, as they shall adopt. 

Regular Meetings

Meeting  agendas and minutes can be found on the Secretary of State’s website


Contact the Commission using the form at the bottom of the page.

  • James Bessel, Chair
  • John E. Anderson, Full Member
  • Suzanne Cherau, Full Member
  • Erika C. Farrell, Full Member
  • Michael Soyka, Full Member
  • Rob Humm, Town Council Liaison

Town Cemeteries

  • Forest Chapel - Nayatt Road
  • Prince's Hill - 283 County Road
  • Tyler Point Burial Ground - 24 Tyler Point Road
  • Watson Yard (Matthew Watson Cemetery) - 1 to 99 Brick Pond Drive
  • Allin Yard (Allin Burial Ground) - Bay Spring Avenue
  • Knockum Hill Burial Ground - New Meadow Road and Warren Avenue, Telephone Pole 33


Contact Cemetery Commission

  1. Please read prior to submitting form:
    • This form is not for sales-related inquiriesFor any inquiries related to sales/purchasing of sites/graves, please contact the Town Clerk's office directly.
    • This form is for informational communication purposes only. When you submit the form, it will be sent to the members of the Commission for follow up at a regular meeting. You will not receive a direct response to this form. 

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