The Village of South Amherst, through its Cemetery Board, administers and maintains two cemeteries within the Village. Evergreen Cemetery operates out of South Amherst Village Hall, 103 W. Main St., South Amherst, OH 44001.
The cemetery board meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Village Hall, 6:00 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.
The historical site of Pioneer Cemetery is located on S. Lake St. and is the resting place of many of our early settlers. The Board gives high priority to maintaining its integrity and planning for its ongoing needs.
Evergreen Cemetery is located on West Main Street (Route 113) next to The United Methodist Church. Evergreen has a beautiful Memorial Garden which was added in 2005. The board is diligent in maintaining the property and serving the needs of the community.
Evergreen Cemetery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time, the evening hour is extended until 8:00 p.m.
Online Payment Options: You have the option of paying your cemetery fees by clicking on one of the preferred buttons below:
Cemetery Spring Clean up to begin May 1, 2024
Christmas decorations should be removed by March 1st of each year. Please have all memorial decorations that are faded or broken removed by May 1, 2024. Our cemetery crew will be working to cleaned up the cemetery for the Spring season. Decorations which have become worn, faded, or destroyed by inclement weather will be disposed of upon the discretion of the groundskeeper or Cemetery Board of Trustees.
Cemetery Fall Clean up to begin after Veteran's Day
Tripods are permitted after the mowing season at the end of November has been completed. The small veteran flags will be removed after Veteran's Day by a volunteer group (if you have placed a personal flag that is not to be removed, please contact the cemetery clerk). Worn or tattered spring and summer arrangements will also be removed.
We are always looking for volunteers to help maintain the integrity of our cemeteries. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the cemetery clerk.
Memorial Garden Information
Bricks and benches may be purchased for the Memorial Garden. Prices are as follows:
- 4" X 8" are $75.00 each, which includes a 3-line inscription
- 8" X 8" are $150.00 each, which includes a 6-line inscription
There are beautiful benches surrounding the area of the Memorial Garden. You or your family can sponsor one and custom engrave it as a beautiful legacy. The price of a bench is $2,500. Please contact the cemetery clerk for further details.
Cemetery Board of Trustees
Chris Gallagher (Term expires 12/31/2029)
Rosemary Leshinski (Term expires 12/31/2026)
Lawrence Verga (Term expires 12/31/2027)
Natalie Iafolla, Clerk