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Brecksville Cemeteries

The City Of Brecksville owns and maintains five cemeteries. The City took over the cemeteries in 1947 from the Brecksville Cemetery Association.

Brecksville Cemetery located at 9012 Highland Drive is the main cemetery in Brecksville.  The cemetery consists of 4.9 acres, and 5,200 grave lots. Section 5 of the Highland Drive cemetery opened in May of 2003. There are 552 in the ground full size graves, 96 cremation-only graves.

Brecksville Cemetery

There are two columbaria walls each with 48 niches. Each niche could hold a maximum of two cremation urns.

Brecksville Columbaria

Riverview Cemetery located at 8789 Riverview Road just north of Rt.82 started out as River Cemetery, then Riverside Cemetery. Riverview Cemetery has been closed since the 1950's. Its size is 1.5 acres and has some 500 graves.

Barr Road Cemetery located on Barr Road just south of the Parkway, started out as the Rice Family Cemetery, it has a size of  3/4 acres, and 200 graves. Barr Road Cemetery is currently closed.

Fitzwater Family Cemetery located on Fitzwater Road was the largest family cemetery. It is currently closed.

Benjamin Waite Cemetery Revolutionary War - Single grave site located on Brecksville Road just north of the Squire Rich Museum.

For information regarding funeral arrangements, lots available, monuments, and records, please contact Kathy Haystrick at the Building Department at 440-526-2645, 8:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.  
For general information that does not require immediate attention you can email Kathy Haystrick at



 Veterans of  Brecksville (Updated May 2012)

New Monument at Brecksville Cemetery

Brecksville Cemetery Regulations Sign 

Cemetery Ordinance

Columbarium Installed at Brecksville Cemetery

Arches at Highland Cemetery



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9023 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, Ohio  44141

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