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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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Come Celebrate with Us at Beer Barons 11!

Tickets are on sale now for our 11th Annual Historic Beer Barons Tour. This year’s events will be held on Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September 18, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum.

Spend a relaxing afternoon outdoors near Wildwood Valley Gardens with music, local beer and wine samples, and refreshments. Enjoy a tour to learn about some of the early brewers who brought the beer industry to our country. Stroll at your leisure through Wildwood Valley Gardens or join a tour led by our horticulturists. Music will be provided by the Gaslight Squares, and food will be provided by Beast BBQ.

Tour times fill up fast, so make sure you select your preferred time as soon as possible!

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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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Architects of Bellefontaine (Zoom)
Thursday, July 28
Sunset Strolls
5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Mausoleum Tours
Saturday, July 30

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,
Using PayPal,