Dexter Cemeteries

The Town of Dexter has a few cemeteries that the town maintains through the Cemetery Sexton position. The current Cemetery Sexton is Steve Gudroe and he is currently compiling information to add to this site. If you have any questions please call Steve at 207-717-7005 or E-mail Cemeterysexton@dextermaine.org

If you have any questions about the website please call Jean Jacobs at 207-924-7351 Ext. 17

Private Cemetery – Tucker Family on Zions Hill Road.
Green Cemetery – on the corner of Charleston Road and Maple Street.
Elmwood Cemetery – Liberty Street.
Storer Cemetery – on Old Pond Road {off Shore Road}.
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery – Bryant Road.

Cemetery Fees

Purchase of Lots
For Residents/Taxpayers:
Each grave lot will cost two hundred dollars {$200.00} regardless of the number of lots purchased.

For Non-Residents:
Each grave lot will cost four hundred dollars {$400.00}

Burial Rates:
The town burial rates shall be:

Adults – four hundred dollars {$400.00} on weekdays and five hundred dollars {$500.00} on weekends and holidays.

Burials for ashes shall be one hundred twenty-five dollars {$125.00} on weekdays and one hundred fifty dollars {$150.00} on weekends.

Burials for infants shall be one hundred dollars {$100.00}.

Grave closings after 4:00 p.m. will be one hundred dollars {$100.00} extra.

Rates
The following rates are hereby established for the purchase of perpetual and ordinary care:

Perpetual care will cost two hundred dollars ($200.00) per grave for residents/taxpayers of the Town of Dexter.

Cost of perpetual care for nonresidents will be four hundred dollars ($400.00) per grave lot.

Traffic Regulations

No person shall operate or cause to operate any vehicle within a cemetery except on roads designed for that purpose and no vehicle shall be driven a speed in excess of fifteen {15} miles per hour upon any roads within the municipal cemeteries.

No person shall enter any cemetery with a loaded truck, except the town maintenance crews, unless permission has been received from the cemetery sexton.

No person shall unload any stone, dirt, or other material from trucks in any cemetery, except the town maintenance crews in the normal discharge of their work, or encumber walks, avenues or places with such material, without express permission and consent of the cemetery sexton.

Any person operating a vehicle within the cemetery shall be subject to all traffic laws of the town applicable to motor vehicle operation.

General Regulations

Per Sec. 3.6-4.
The following shall be the general rules and regulations for use of municipal cemeteries.

No person shall:
Enter a cemetery except through an established gate or entrance way.

Deposit rubbish or debris on cemetery grounds, except in receptacles provided.
Pick or mutilate any flowers, either wild or domestic, or disturb any tree, shrub, or other plant material.

Use the cemeteries as a picnic ground, or consume alcoholic beverages in a cemetery or bring the same upon the premises.

Use any form of advertising on cemetery premises.

Discharge firearms in or adjacent to any cemetery. This prohibition shall not apply to authorized volleys at burial services conducted by recognized military organizations or associations of the United States.

In any way injure or deface any monument, stone, fence, or other structures, or property within any cemetery.

Allow any dog or other domestic animal to run at-large within any cemetery.

No child under the age of ten {10} years shall be allowed in any cemetery unless accompanied by an adult.

Horseback riding within or through cemeteries is expressly prohibited.

Operation of unregistered motor bikes within or thorough cemeteries is prohibited.

Operation of snowmobiles and ATVs in the cemeteries is prohibited.

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