St John's Norway Cemetery and Crematorium

Welcome to an historic site

For more than a century and a half - 160 years! - St. John's Norway Cemetery has continuously offered an open, compassionate and professional welcome in the service of all people of all traditions. Read more about our history in the community here »

How may we help you?

When a death occurs, there will be many questions, many decisions. Our friendly professional staff are available to assist in whatever way we can. For information on contacting St John's Norway Cemetery, see here »

Services Offered

St. John's Norway Cemetery and Crematorium provides a complete range of services: burial, cremation, chapel, interment and memorialization that meet the various cultural and financial wishes of each individual or family. Read about the services St John's Norway offers here ».

Price Lists

For the current price lists, see here »

Natural Setting

St. John's Norway Cemetery has developed in a beautiful natural setting. The extensive varied treescape reaches deep into the earth, yet stretches tall to the sky, drawing strength from creation: the sun and the rain. Consider this: the natural, historical setting of St. John's is a powerful statement of the role we each play in the cosmic cycle of life, death and rebirth to new life.

Bereavement Care

From time to time, St. John's Norway Cemetery offers an event or a series to assist and support the natural process of grieving in a safe and confidential environment. All are welcome. Upcoming events will be detailed on this page and also here »


Location & Office hours

Our location is central to the GTA, at the northwest corner of Kingston Road and Woodbine Avenue. An extensive 35-acre property is just east of the Don Valley, not far from the lake, in the Beach. We are relatively easy to reach by car and transit.

  • For a zoomable Google map of the location of
    St John's Norway Cemetery in the GTA, see here »
  • For a map of the cemetery grounds, see here »
  • For contact information and office hours, see here »

Consumer Information:
A Guide to Death Care in Ontario

A Guide to Death Care in Ontario is a free guide provided by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO). The Guide helps consumers 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 - including St John's Cemetery - are required to provide consumers with a copy of this guide when making arrangements.

Ontario Government Consumer Information GuideThe 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 lots of questions prior to entering into a contract with the Cemetery.

  • Printed copies are available from the office. View and/or download a copy here » [opens in a new browser window].

St John's Norway Cemetery Bylaws:
Rules & Regulations

St. John's Norway Cemetery and Crematorium operates under a comprehensive set of bylaws that have been approved by the Provincial Government.

  • Printed copies are available from the office. View our by-laws online and/or download a copy here »


With over 50,000 gravesites and nearly 80,000 interments, we are a substantial historical record as well as an historic site.

  • St John's Cemetery is pleased to respond to genealogy enquiries by phone (416-691-2965) or email.