Cemeteries

Parks and Recreation is responsible for the management of the Emerson Trail Cemetery. For information about other cemeteries located in the County please contact the cemetery owner listed in the Cemeteries Contact Information sheet. [PDF - 15 KB]

Cemetery Maintenance

As outlined in the Greenspace Maintenance Plan, cemeteries are mowed at a minimum of twice per year, beginning in July. 

For questions on cemetery maintenance, please contact the Parks and Recreation department at 780-532-9727 or parksandrecreation@countygp.ab.ca

Emerson Trail Cemetery

Emerson Trail Cemetery is located on the Emerson Trail (Highway 672), 3.2 km south of Sexsmith.

Niches in New Columbarium now available for purchase!

A columbarium is a special structure designed to hold cremated remains. Cremated remains are first placed in an urn which is then stored in a niche in the columbarium. The columbarium was specially designed in the shape of a grain elevator to acknowledge the County’s deep agricultural roots and peacefulness surrounded by beautiful landscaping. The columbarium has 36 niches in total which each hold two urns.

Cost per niche: $1,250

Opening fee: $250 per the placement of a second urn in a reserved niche.

Inscription of name and date on niche door: $220

 

Plots and Internments

Cost:
Cemetery Plot: $300 (includes a $100 one-time maintenance fee)
Cremation Placement (existing plot): $200 (includes a $100 one-time maintenance fee)

Payment
Payment can be made in-person at the County's Administration Building  (10001 84 Ave, Clairmont) or Community Services Building (10808 100 Ave, Clairmont), or the County can mail the purchaser an invoice. 

To purchase a Columbarium niche or cemetery plot, or to arrange an internment in Emerson Trail Cemetery, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 780-532-9727 or email parksandrecreation@countygp.ab.ca.  

For Emerson Trail Cemetery plot locations view the Emerson Trail Plot Layout Map [PDF - 167 KB].

To search for available plots or to locate the plot of a loved one, use the search tool below.