O'Connor Township

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Phone: 807-476-1451
Email: twpoconn@tbaytel.net

Cemetery

PLEASE NOTE: 

Cemetery By-law Notice of Filing
The Corporation of the Township of O’Connor owns and operates the O’Connor Cemetery under Licence #3303940.

The Township will be submitting a new Cemetery By-law Number 2021-14 being a By-law of the Corporation of the Township of O’Connor to establish maintenance, management, regulation, and control of the O’Connor Cemetery and to repeal By-law Number 2014-06. The new By-law will standardize the rules and regulations in accordance with Provincial legislation, including but not limited to the sale of interment rights, transfer of interment rights and other regulations recommended by the Registrar of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002. Council passed the new Cemetery By-law at the October 12th Council meeting.

The Cemetery By-law is subject to the approval of the Registrar, Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act (FBSCA), 2002. For more information on the FBCSA, please contact the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) at (647) 483-2645 or 1-844-493-6356.

People may contact the Township office at 476-1451 or by email twpoconn@tbaytel.net for more information.

In addition, the new By-law Number 2021-14, may be reviewed for 30 calendar days or copied for individuals interested in accessing the By-law following its posting on October 21st  at the Township Office located at 330 Highway 595 during regular office hours or at the O’Connor Cemetery at 162 Highway 590 located in the map boxes.  The By-law will also be available on the Township’s website at www.oconnortownship.ca.  Please see link below.

Lorna Buob, Clerk-Treasurer

By-law Number 2021-14 – Cemetery By-law

 

Cemetery Fees subject to change with final approval of the new By-law Number 2021-14.

O’Connor Cemetery Fees

Sale of Interment Rights (Lots) ………………………………………………………………………………….. $300.00

Sale of Interment Rights for Cremated Remains in Cremated Ashes Garden ……………  $200.00

Flat Marker over 172 sq. inches …………………………………………………………………………………. $  50.00

Upright Monument up to 4 ft in height or width ……………………………………………………….. $100.00

Upright Monument over 4 ft in height or width ………………………………………………………… $200.00

Interment Charges

  • Summer Interment …………………………………………………………………………………………. $300.00
  • Cremated Remains Interment ………………………………………………………………………… $175.00
  • Winter Interment ( Nov. 1st – Apr. 30th ) ……………………………………………………….. $400.00
  • Holidays/After Hours ( with the exception of Sunday ) ……………………………………. $400.00

( Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday )

Disinterment

  • Summer …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $400.00
  • Winter …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $500.00

For more information on the Township of O’Connor Cemetery, please contact the Township office at 476-1451.

Please click on Cemetery By-Laws below for Rules and Regulations:

Cemetery By-Law

Cremated Ashes Garden By-Law 

Cremated Ashes Garden By-Law

Cemetery Licence No: 3303940

Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) Consumer Information Guide:

The BAO’s Consumer Information Guide: A Guide to Death Care in Ontario is a free consumer-protection information booklet. The guide is written for families and the public to know their rights and responsibilities before entering into contracts with organizations that are licensed under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002. All licensees of the BAO are required to provide consumers with a copy of this guide.

The BAO urges all consumers to access A Guide to Death Care in Ontario ahead of time and encourages them to read through the guide, plan ahead and ask a lot of questions prior to entering into a contract with a provider.

If you have questions related to the information contained within A Guide to Death Care in Ontario, please feel free to contact the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, or a licensed service provider.

Free copies of A Guide to Death Care in Ontario are available at the Township of O’Connor office.  Alternatively, click on the BAO Consumer Information Guide to read or download it.