Our Services at Riverside

At Riverside we are committed to providing customers with innovative interment options. The cemetery offers traditional in-ground burial, above-ground interment in one of our community mausoleums or columbaria, and a designated garden for the scattering of cremated remains. The cemetery grounds are an ever-expanding landscape, offering burial space for both full body and cremated remains. The cemetery has a designated veterans section which honors those who have served our country.  Private family estates for burial lots, private mausoleums, columbaria and crypts are also available.


Pre-planning at Riverside

The death of a loved one is a tragedy every household will unfortunately experience at one time or another. Most families will find themselves emotionally and financially unprepared to deal with the decision making and costs of a death in the family, if they have not planned ahead. Planning in advance is a gift of love. By planning ahead, your family will be spared the stressful and emotional task of making final arrangements for you on one of the worst days of their lives. Learn more about the benefits of pre-planning and how we can assist you with making arrangements.


Burial Options    

 Traditional Ground Burials  At Riverside we offer traditional ground burial sites for full body interments or cremated remains in a beautifully landscaped environment. Traditional Ground Burial Options Brochure 
& Scattering Garden
At Riverside we offer free standing columbariums and scattering gardens as a burial option for those who opt for cremation services. Our columbariums and scattering gardens serve as an option to memorialize and pay tribute to your loved ones.

The Path of Peace offers sites for the placement of private columbaria.  The natural pathway affords a highly landscaped area with close proximity to Willow Pond.

Riverside cemetery provides a tranquil garden on the cemetery grounds for the scattering of cremated remains. The Walk of Peace scattering garden borders a natural wetland area that is home to diverse wildlife. Memorial markers are provided at the garden’s location so that loved ones may be honored.  

Riverside Cremation Columbarium & Scattering Garden Brochure 



Riverside cemetery provides three community mausoleums for above-ground interment. Crypt and niche spaces are available in our two garden mausoleums and the new Chapel of Peace Mausoleum. The new mausoleum includes an indoor chapel that affords families a convenient location to hold committal services. Additionally, several free standing columbaria for the inurnment of cremated remains have been erected in various sites throughout the cemetery.                                            

Chapel of Peace Brochure 

 Private Family Estates Looking for a more personal, private burial option? At Riverside we offer private family estates for burial lots or the construction of private mausoleum, columbaria and crypts are also available.  Estates afford the ability to personalize a space including placement of benches and landscaping. Private Family Estates Brochure 

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Feel comfortable choosing our cemetery for your interment needs. Riverside Cemetery has been serving the Rochester community for 120 years. Our longstanding history and respected reputation enable you to choose Riverside with confidence.

 Want to Learn More?    

Whether you are pre-planning or making arrangements for a loved one, our staff are committed to providing you with the best service possible.  Please contact us to learn more about the interment options available at Riverside Cemetery. Call us at (585) 428-7775, or fill out our contact form and our cemetery staff will be in touch with you.   

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