The Municipality of Arran-Edlerslie is now offering niches for sale in the new ColumbariumS located at the Chesley Cemetery & Hillcrest Cemetery.
The columbarium is a permanent structure made up of niches where family members can place urns containing the ashes of cremated remains of love ones. There are currently a total of seventy-two (72) niches available for purchase at both cemeteries.  More Niches will be installed in the future as required.  Traditionally, families make interment arrangements at the same time as their funeral plans.  Your funeral Director, in consultation with Cemetery Staff, are available to assist the family with this process.

Columbarium Fee

Niche Price Lower Two Rows - $ 1,177.00 plus H.S.T. (price includes care & maintenance plus first inurnment)

Niche Price Upper Four Rows - $ 1,412.00 plus H.S.T. (price includes care & maintenance plus first inurnment)

One (1) niche will hold a maximum of two cremated remains.  The niche dimensions are 30 x 30 x 41 cm (12" x 12" x 12").

Engraving Policy

Engraving costs are the responsibility of the purchaser.  The Municipality will arrange the engraving on your behalf.  In order to  maintain the  columbarium in a uniform manner all engravings shall be in the font and size approved by Cemetery Staff.

General Information

No floral arrangements or personal items will be permited to be attached to or displayed on the Columbarium.

For additional information contact the Municipal office at 1925 Bruce Road 10, Chesley ON  519.363.3039 or