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.
There are two
each with 48 niches. Each niche could hold a maximum of two cremation urns.
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
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.
Waite Cemetery Revolutionary War - Single
grave site located on Brecksville Road just north of the Squire Rich Museum.
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 email@example.com.