Our History Remembered
The Wickliffe Cemetery, established circa 1808, is the final resting place of Wickliffe’s early settlers, Civil War soldiers and notable residents. The cemetery consists of 184 known graves. Headstones are engraved with the names of Wickliffe’s first-known settlers, William and Clarissa Clarke Jones, and the family of Colonel Abner C. Tarbell. Grave sites of Civil War veterans can be found on the north slope. Other notable family names include Arnold, Fuller, Grave, Lloyd, Taylor, Hardaker, King, Strong and Rush.
Wickliffe Cemetery is located at 28855 Euclid Avenue. Parking is available behind Provo House. The handicapped entrance is located at 28833 Euclid Avenue just west of the Dr. Scarso Building.
PLEASE NOTE: Access to the cemetery in winter months may be limited due to snow accumulation. Visitors enter at their own risk. Parking behind the Dr. Scarso Building is advisable during this time.
Cemetery is open all year from dawn to dusk.
For information contact the
City of Wickliffe
28730 Ridge Road
Wickliffe, Ohio 44092-2598
In 2008, the Wickliffe Cemetery was reopened for columbarium inurnments of cremated remains. There are two columbariums at the cemetery. Each is a beautiful stone structure that holds 48 niches, 24 on each side. There are stone benches placed on each side of the columbarium, so that mourners can rest as they remember their departed loved one.
Niche sizes are 11 ¼” x 11 ¼” x 11 ¼” and accommodate one urn per niche.
The niche price for Wickliffe residents is $725, which includes the $500 niche cost, $150 perpetual care fee and $75 filing fee. Non-resident pricing is $1175, which includes the $950 niche cost, $150 perpetual care fee and $75 filing fee. There are additional fees for inurnment, engraving of niche, disurnment and deed transfers. See attached forms for pricing and purchase procedures.
- Niche Purchase Procedure
- Fee Schedule & Niche Pricing
- Niche Purchase Form
- Niche Inscription Form
- Cemetery Regulations for Graves & Niches
To schedule an appointment to view the columbarium and purchase a niche or to have information mailed to you, please contact Patricia Fowler at Wickliffe City Hall at (440) 943-7100.