The Town of Parry Sound owns and operates 2 cemeteries.
Hillcrest Cemetery which began in 1871 is located on William Street and is bordered by Hillcrest Avenue and Isabella Street. Staff is in the cemetery Monday to Friday 7:30 to 4:00 spring, summer and fall. You may find staff in the office at the rear of the chapel or working on the grounds.
Sylvan Acres Cemetery
Sylvan Acres Cemetery which began in 1971 is located on Hurdville Road, McDougall, ON. To get there take Hwy 124 about 15 minutes northeast of Parry Sound to Hurdville Road; follow to the cemetery which is on the right.
The staff is only at Sylvan Acres to do grounds work or interments.
General Cemetery Information
Information on Interments, Monuments, Columbaria, Lot Decorations, and Interment Rights Purchase is available from the cemetery administrative assistant who would be pleased to speak with you to answer any questions you may have or to explain the details of the cemetery by-law 2014-6466.
Within the by-law is a separate price schedule as pricing does change each January 1st by the October CPI (Consumer Price Index). The Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 gives legislation.