F.A.Q.

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What are the hours of operation?

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The cemetery is open from sunrise to dusk, Sunday thru Friday sundown. Additionally in observance of certain Jewish holidays, the cemetery is closed Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Succot, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah, Passover and Shavuot. Please note: interments and unveillings are not schedulled when the cemetery is closed

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Are there lots available for purchase and what are the costs?

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Yes, there are lots available. We offer individual and multiple family lots for both Jewish and Interfaith families. Our pricing is affordable and competitive with no recurring fees. Please call us at (978) 594-4249 or email us at polcemetery@gmail.com if you would like to discuss pricing and availability.

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Who are the local headstone companies in the North Shore of Boston?

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Slotnick Monument-Everett 617 387 3980; O'Rourke Monument-Salem 978 744 0871; Marblehead Memorials-Marblehead 781 248 1374; Art in Stone-Brighton 617 254 4999

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Do you accept interfaith families?

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Yes, we do accept interfaith families, and we have a specially designated section of the cemetery that offers both individual and family interfaith lots.

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Do you accept cremations?

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Please call us at (978) 594-4249 or email us at polcemetery@gmail.com for more information on cremation.

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Who are the local funeral homes in the North Shore of Boston?

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Stanetsky and Hymanson- Salem, Mass 781 731 9378.- Torf Funeral Home-Chelsea, Mass 617 889 2900.- Goldman Funeral Home, Malden, Mass. 781 324 1122- Goodrich Funeral -Lynn, Mass 781 592 2680- Levine Chapel, Brookline, Mass. 617 277 8300. - Lynn

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Who is responsible for cleaning of the headstone?

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The owner of the headstone is responsible for its cleaning. Please contact us for a list of vendors that also provide headstone cleaning services.

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How do I schedule an unveiling?

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Unveiling details should be discussed where you purchase your headstone. Please contact us if further assistance is needed.

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How do I obtain a photograph of a headstone for genealogical research?

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Please contact us to discuss your needs. Donations to the perpetual care of our cemetery are greatly appreciated.

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What may I leave at a loved one's grave?

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Fresh flowers are allowed and must be placed in a container. We are currently developing a more inclusive guidebook of allowed items. Please contact us if you have any additional questions.