CHAMPION TOWNSHIP CEMETERY




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CEMETERY LOTS CONSIST OF 4 GRAVES WHICH CAN BE PURSHASED PER GRAVE.

STANDARD GRAVES ARE 4'X12'.

GRAVES IN THE INFANT OR CREMAINS SECTION ARE 3'X 6'.

THE NUMBER OF GRAVES PURSHASED AND DEEDED AT THE RESIDENTS PRICE IS LIMITED TO 2 PER RESIDENT.

ANY RESIDENT OF CHAMPION TOWNSHIP WHO, DUE TO MEDICAL OR OTHER REASONS, ARE PLACED IN A NURSING HOME, CONALESCENT CENTER, EXTENDED CARE CENTER OR A COMPARABLE LICENSED FACILITY, BUT HAD THIER LAST RESIDENCE IN CHAMPION TOWNSHIP SHALL BE ENTITLED TO THE RESIDENTS FEES FOR GRAVE.

OPENING PROVIDED THE GRAVE WAS PURSHASED WHILE A CHAMPION RESIDENT.

THE OWNER OF A GRAVE (DEED HOLDER) CAN DESIGNATE ANY ONE TO BE BURIED IN THAT GRAVE BY FILING A DESIGNATION PAPER WITH THE CEMETRY SEXTON.

GRAVES CAN ONLY BE RESOLD BY SELLING BACK TO CHAMPION TOWNSHIP AT THE ORIGINAL PRICE AND THE NEW OWNER PURSHASING IT DIRECTLY FROM CHAMPION TOWNSHIP AT THE CURRENT PRICE.

ALL FUNERL PARTIES MUST ARRIVE BEFORE 11 AM ON SATURDAYS.

THERE ARE NO SUNDAY OR HOLIDAY BURIALS.

NO TENTS ARE PERMITTED IN THE CEMETERY.

GRAVE OPENING MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO BURIAL.

FUNERALS MUST BE SCHEDULED WITH THE CEMETRY SEXTON PRIOR TO NOTIFICATION OF ANY NEWS PUBLICATION.

VAULTS MUST BE MADE OF STEEL OR CONCRETE EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF INFANTS 1 DAY OLD OR LESS.

CEMETRY PERSONEL WILL DO ALL MOWING AND TRIMMING ON THE GROUNDS.

PLANTS THAT BECOME DAMAED OR LIFELESS WILL BE REMOVED AND NOT REPLACED.

THERE SHALL BE NO TREES OR SHRUBS PLANTED IN THE CEMETRY OTHER THAN BY CHAMPION TOWNSHIP.

THE CEMETERY SEXTON MUST BE CONTACTED BEFORE ANY HEADSTONE FOUNDATIONS ARE LAID OUT.

MOVING OF HEADSTONE IS PROHIBITED FROM EXISTING FOUNDATIONS UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE CEMETERY SEXTON.

ALL HEADSTONES SHALL BE PLACED AT THE WEST END OF THE LOT OR GRAVE, SHALL HAVE A CONCRETE FOUNDATION OF NOT LESS THAN 30 INCHES DEEP AND A FOUR INCH BORDER AROUND THE STONE. FOUNDATIONS SHOULD BE A FOOT EAST OF THE WEST GRAVE BORDER.

ALL HEADSTONES FROM THE CENTER OF A SECTION WILL FACE EAST TO THE NEAREST DRIVE AND FROM SAME CENTERLINE WEST TO THE NEAREST DRIVE.

FOOTSTONES AND FOUNDATIONS SHOULD BE AT OR BELOW GROUND LEVEL.

FLOWER BEDS ARE PERMITTED BUT SHALL BE LIMITED TO AN AREA 18' DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE HEADSTONES.

TOPSOIL OR PEATMOSS MAY BE ADDED TO THE FLOWERBEDS ONLY.

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR DAMAGED PLANTS, FLOWERS, URNS, VASES,AND GRAVE DECORATION DUE TO VANDALISM, THEFT OR WINDSTORM.

NO FARM OR DOMESTIC ANIMALS ARE PERMITTED IN OR ON CEMETERY GROUNDS.

THE CEMETERY WILL CLOSE AT DUSK WITH NO EXCEPTIONS.