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BELLEFONTAINE CEMETERY SERVICES

Over 170 Years of History

Green Burial

Green burial is an affordable and
environmentally friendly natural burial
option utilizing a biodegradable container
with no embalming, metal caskets,
and burial vaults.
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Traditional Burial

From multi-grave private lots to single plots, our affordable traditional burial options ensure you will find the final resting place appropriate
to your needs.
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Flameless Cremation

Flameless cremation is a gentle & environmentally-friendly process that accelerates the natural breakdown of the body, creating clean mineral bone ash for inurnment or burial.
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Green Burial

Niches For Cremation

Our indoor, elegant Hotchkiss Chapel
Columbarium features wooden and
glass-front niches. Our breathtaking
Lakeside columbarium features
niches on the outside walls.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

“A Spirited Holiday Past”

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum is proud to participate in Historic Saint Louis’ annual “A Spirited Holiday Past.” Join us at the cemetery Saturday, December 3rd, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Historic Hotchkiss Chapel. We will have re-enactors wearing era-appropriate attire, special programing throughout the day, two fire pits, holidays music, and roasted Chestnuts grown on our 314-acre accredited Arboretum. We will also have games, guided general and iconography outdoor walking tours, and a seated video presentation indoors. Sign up now!

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

  • Holiday Games, 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
  • General Outdoor Walking Tour, 11:00 a.m. until noon
  • Iconography Walking Tour, noon until 1:00 p.m.
  • General Outdoor Walking Tour, 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
  • Holiday Games, 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
  • 1904 World’s Fair Presentation, 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

This free holiday event will be something the whole family can enjoy. We hope to see you here!

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Membership & Giving

A variety of giving levels and benefits are available for your generous donations.
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Floral Tributes & Lot Care

A place of interment provides a place of remembrance and serenity for family and friends — a place to honor those we love. Bellefontaine offers several options for honoring your loved one through lot maintenance and beautification.
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Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

Join us for one or all of our events!

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WWI Zoom Presentation
7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Leaf Walks
1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
1904 World’s Fair Zoom Presentation
Wednesday, Dec. 14 & 28
7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Giving To Bellefontaine Cemetery

Become a Friend of Bellefontaine Cemetery. To make a gift to the Friends of Bellefontaine, you can call Joe Shields at 314-381-0750, or you can donate online in three ways:
On our website, https://bit.ly/BCA-Giving
Using PayPal,