Summary of the Rules

All burials will be in accordance with the Orrs Island Cemetery Association Rules and Regulations. Typically, from November 15 to April 30 of the following year the Cemetery shall be closed to interments. The Superintendent shall adjust these dates each year depending upon weather and ground conditions. No interments shall be permitted on Sundays, Federal and State holidays

The Association requires all interments be made by or through a licensed funeral director. No interments shall be made without the prior notification and approval of the Superintendent. Grantees, relatives and friends of the deceased are specifically prohibited from performing interments unless a waiver of this rule is approved by the Superintendent. Such waivers shall be rare.

No openings shall be made without the prior knowledge and approval of the Superintendent. Openings and closings shall be performed by a sexton approved by the Superintendent. The grave location shall be marked by the Superintendent prior to its opening. The Association shall be paid an administrative fee for each interment in the Cemetery.