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FAQS

What hours may I come to visit my loved one’s grave?
The cemetery is open 7:00 a.m. until sundown every day of the year.

What are the regulations concerning flowers?
Fresh flowers are allowed on graves throughout the year and artificial flowers are allowed on graves from November 17 through March 31. All grave flowers must be placed in an in-ground vase. No glass vases or containers are allowed. Artificial flowers can be placed in niche or crypt vases any time throughout the year.

What is a vault used for?
A vault encases the casket, protecting it from the elements as well as supporting the weight of the earth and heavy equipment that is used to open and close the grave.

My father was buried in Sunset Memorial Park. My mother wishes to be cremated. Can I bury her cremated remains in the same grave with my father?
Yes. Many people choose to keep their parents remains together in this way.

What does endowed care mean?
Sunset has more than $6 million held in an Endowed Care Trust, which can only be used for the perpetual care and maintenance of the cemetery.

We have a family member buried at Sunset Memorial Park. Can we put another person’s cremated remains in the grave?
Sunset Memorial Park has many gravesites that can accommodate more than one person for interment regardless of whether the remains are cremated or not, though there are specific guidelines that need to be followed.

Can cremated remains be placed at Sunset Memorial Park?
Yes, cremated remains may be placed in a regular interment space inside a cremation vault, in a crypt designed for a full casket, in a special niche designed for urns or scattered in our Rose Garden.

If you have any further questions, please contact us at 505-345-3536.