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Town of Marblehead
Abbot Hall
188 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
Cemetery Commission
Cemetery Commission
Catherine M. Kobialka

294 West Shore Drive
Marblehead, MA  01945

Ph: 781-631-1182
Fax: 781-639-3423

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 3 PM
Richard F. Coletti (Chairman)
William H. James
Matthew Wolverton

  • The Board of Commissioners has three members who are elected to three-year, staggered terms.
  • The Commission sets policy, establishes regulations and oversees the Cemetery budget.
  • The Cemetery Department is administered by a Superintendent, appointed by the Commissioners, who has jurisdiction over all Town Cemeteries.

When We Meet
Meetings are held At 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday in March, June, September and December (unless otherwise posted) at the Cemetery Office Building in Waterside Cemetery.

What We Do
The Cemetery Department is responsible for the complete maintenance of Waterside Cemetery as well as Harbor View Cemetery.  The Recreation and Parks Department is responsible for the cutting and trimming of the grass at Old Burial Hill, Harris Street, and Green Street Cemeteries.  The Cemetery Department takes care of any other maintenance that is needed at these historic cemeteries.  

Inscription Permit
Memorial dealer should apply at the office at Waterside Cemetery
Fee $20.00

Foundation Order
Memorial dealer should apply at the office at Waterside Cemetery
Fee varies