About Mount Hope

Vision Statement  

Cemeteries provide compassionate interment services in the historic settings of Mount Hope and Riverside Cemeteries.  These services are delivered in a manner that pays tribute to the past, serves and respects the needs of the present generation, and creates a lasting legacy for the future.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have additional questions? Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for answers to the most commonly asked questions.  

Mount Hope in the News

Mount Hope Cemetery is making headlines. Find out what's news at the cemetery!

Mount Hope Cemetery: Enjoying a Rochester treasure in the winter time WROC-TV, December 17, 2019.

Why Mount Hope Cemetery tour is perfect spot for a fall foliage outing WROC-TV, October 14, 2019. 

Cremation Numbers on the Rise in Rochester, WROC-TV, April 11, 2017.

Susan B Anthony Grave Attracts Hundreds, Democrat & Chronicle, November 8, 2016.

City Seeks National Spotlight for Mount Hope Cemetery, Democrat & Chronicle, June 11, 2016.

Malcolm Glazer Memorial New to Historic Mount Hope Cemetery, TWCN, April 13, 2016.

The Future of Rochester’s Past, City Newspaper, August 5, 2015.

Rochester's rich history showcased with walking tours, Democrat & Chronicle, July 26, 2015.

Rochester Celebrates Arbor Day, WROC, April 25, 2014.

Trees for Mount Hope, City Newspaper, January 8, 2014.

Mount Hope Cemetery: A buried treasure, City Newspaper, November 13, 2013.

Mt. Hope Cemetery Turns 175, YNN, October 5, 2013.

A Beautiful Place to Rest, YNN, August 1, 2013.