Parklawns Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum

3218 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Situated on 50 acres, distinguished by mature tress and well-kept landscaping, Parklawns provides a beautiful and serene place to honor the memory of your loved ones.

We are proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of more than 1,600 funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose a Dignity Memorial provider, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization providers.

All of our services are designed to help our client families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are committed to helping our client families with compassionate, professional and personal service.

Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, or if you would like more information about our services.

Flower Policy Regulations: Effective 05/01/07

• Business office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM to 12 Noon on Saturday.

• Cemetery closed from dusk to dawn.

• Dogs are not permitted except when kept within an automobile and completely restrained.

• Vehicle speed limit is 5 miles per hour. Radios should be turned off or turned down so that they are not heard outside of the vehicle.

• Only fresh cut flowers and silk flowers are permitted in vases attached to bronze memorials. Wilted, dead or unsightly flowers will be removed at the cemetery's discretion.

• Placement of potted plants or stand-alone floral or plant decorations are permitted only on the following holidays and occasions: Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Christmas and other special occasions approved in advance by the cemetery (Please notify the office of any special holidays or occasions to prevent removal by the grounds crew). All such decorations not placed in a memorial vase will be removed after 7 days, except for decorations placed at Christmas which may stay for up to 30 days (any decorations that become unsightly before 30 days will be removed).

• Clean-off of the cemetery will be done on February 1st (weather permitting), April 30th, July 11th, and October 15th. These clean-offs will consist of the complete removal of all decorations not in vase units and the turn-down of empty vases. Only decorations placed with the approval of the cemetery may remain after those dates.

• Digging holes in the lawn or removal of sod for any reason is prohibited.

• Planting of shrubs, flowers, bulbs or ground cover on graves is prohibited.

• Metal stakes, wires, chains, glass jars, tin cans, other supports or homemade vase inserts are prohibited, and such items will be immediately removed if seen by cemetery personnel.

• Discarded flowers, paper and all other waste material must not be left to litter the lawns, but must be put in the rubbish disposal facilities provided.

• Floral procedures require placement of flowers in a carefully arranged floral mound promptly following each interment. The cemetery is not responsible for flowers left at the cemetery. Flowers will be removed when, in the cemetery's reasonable judgment, they have become wilted or unsightly.

• Non-floral decorations such as books, solar lights, balloons, ornaments, pictures, stuffed animals, pinwheels, statuary, or trinkets of any kind are not permitted and will be removed.

• Display of flags not larger than 4'X6' will be permitted at the head of a gravesite or on the face of a mausoleum in accordance with the terms hereof. Any display of an American flag shall be consistent with the provisions of 4 U.S.C. §§4 through 10, and the display of all flags shall be in accordance with the terms hereof. No more than one American flag, one flag of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and one military flag, which includes each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as the Pennsylvania National Guard and POW/MIA flags, may displayed on a lot. Flags must be made of fabric, cloth or paper and affixed to a wooden or plastic stake that prevents the flag from touching the ground but rises no higher than 12 inches above the surface of the ground. Metal stakes are not permitted. Flags may be displayed on President's Day, Iwo Jima Flag Raising Day, Vietnam Veteran's Day, V-E Day, Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, V-J Day, Patriot's Day, POW/MIA Recognition Day, Veterans Day, Pearl Harbor Day and the birthday of each branch of the United States Armed Forces. Flags placed on these or any other day will be removed after 7 days.

• Withered, dead or unsightly flowers, metal stakes, wires, chains, other supports, homemade vase inserts, aged arrangements, adhesives, tapes, wire, stickers, suction cups, and debris will be discarded immediately upon removal. Other items may be retained by the cemetery for a period of time not to exceed 30 days during which time they may be claimed by the individual who placed them if such items can be properly identified. The cemetery will in no way be responsible for items removed as a result of violations of these rules or for stolen or misplaced arrangements.

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