St John's Norway Cemetery and Crematorium

Welcome to an historic site

For more than a century and a half - almost 170 years! - St. John's Norway Cemetery has continuously offered an open, compassionate, and professional welcome in the service of all people of all traditions.

If a death has occurred

You must first contact a Funeral Home or Transfer Service to make arrangements for burial or cremation. St. John’s Norway Cemetery & Crematorium requires that cremation and casket burial arrangements be made through a licensed service provider.

Cemetery Grounds

Open 7 days a week: 8:00am to 8:00pm

Visitor Guidelines

  • All dogs must be leashed at all times. Owners must pick up after their pets.
  • Please keep to the roadways when walking the cemetery, unless visiting a grave.
  • For your own safety, do not touch, lean on or climb any memorials (monuments, statues etc.).
  • Please do not disturb or feed the wildlife on cemetery grounds.

Grave Searches

We do not provide on-site grave searches.

To request a grave search, email us or leave a voicemail with the full name and date of death (approximate) of each person you’re looking for.

For requests made by voicemail we require an email address or mailing address to send the results of the search to you.

Responses are sent in approximately 1-3 weeks.

Responses to requests made by leaving a voicemail will take longer to be sent in the mail.

Any requests that do not include ALL of the above information may not be responded to.

Cemetery Clean-up Details

Spring Clean-up: The week BEFORE Easter long weekend. (April 3 – 6, 2023)

Fall Clean-up: The week BEFORE Thanksgiving long weekend. (October 2 – 6, 2023)

Items you'd like to keep must be removed prior to the clean-up. Anything you’d like to add may be placed after the clean-up.

The Cemetery Office is closed
to in-person visits.

Consumer Information:
A Guide to Death Care in Ontario

A free guide provided by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) 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].