Columbarium of the Holy Cross

Rest eternal grant to them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them. May the souls of all the departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.  – from The Book of Common Prayer, p 502

Persons interred in the Columbarium

  • Gertrude E. Basquin 11 October 1932 – 4 January 2015
  • Elizabeth A. Berkley 19 April 1934 – 30 April 2014
  • Elizabeth B. Bissell 27 April 1926 – 30 June 2005
  • Mary Katherine Kase-Bissell 6 December 1937 – 27 November 2012
  • Delores R. Estes 8 February 1925 – 29 December 2015
  • Richard Wayne Estes 26 December 1923 – 26 April 2012
  • Arthur M. Griffen Jr. 26 October 1929 – 16 July 2011
  • Marcia Ann Griffen 17 August 1930 – 18 April 2018
  • Daphne Margaret Tinder-O’Brien 6 May 1997 – 10 May 2017
  • The Reverend Canon Sarah S. Tracy 4 January 1932 – 18 June 2009
  • Howard L. Vance 5 June 1929 – 18 December 2007

Information about burial in The Columbarium of the Holy Cross

It is good for Christians to make plans for the disposition of their worldly goods upon death. Indeed, the Book of Common Prayer advises that one should make a will which includes provisions for one’s heir(s) and, if possible, gifts for religious and charitable purposes (BCP 445). It is also good for one to make plans for Burial. So, we advise those who intend to make use of “The Columbarium of the Holy Cross” for the interment of their remains advise their family and others of their intensions.

A niche in “The Columbarium of the Holy Cross” may be purchased for $300. This cost includes the purchase of the niche, the opening and closing of the columbarium, and teh engraved plate for the plaque. The fee does not cover the cost of cremation, which is arranged through the services of a funeral home and crematorium; nor does it cover the cost of the container (urn or box) for the ashes. The container must be no larger than (10″ x 10″ x 10″).

Please contact the Parish Office if you have any questions and for an information packet including Application Forms.