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 List

For the current price list, 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 »

Rules & Regulations

Cemeteries in Ontario are regulated by the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services, which administers the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act. Our By-laws outlining the rules and regulations are publicly available and must be provided to all who engage our services.

  • Printed copies are available from the office. View our by-laws online and/or download a copy here »
  • Ontario Government Consumer Information GuideThe Consumer Information Guide to Funerals, Burials and Cremation Services published by the Government of Ontario can help you make an informed choice - view / download 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.