Tavares Cemetery

Cemetery photo 2019
Tavares Cemetery, our city's most hallowed ground, is the final resting place for nearly 2,700 people. This historic cemetery bears witness to Tavares heritage throughout the city's history with the oldest gravesite dated 1895.

Tavares Cemetery is located at 2055 Dead River Road, Tavares, FL 32778

Our Parks Department staff maintains the cemetery and are available to assist you in making final preparations for your loved ones.
Please call 352-742-6221 for more information.

Placement of items or flowers on gravesites and cemetery policies


For historical research or to determine which plots are available for purchase, please visit 
Tavares Cemetery Burial Search

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance is available from FEMA visit https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance 
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

Purchase
City of Tavares Resident
Non-Resident
Cemetery Lots
$450
$700
Cremains Spaces
$75
$100

Quality Vaults is the contracted cemetery provider for the City of Tavares. Service pricing below.
Service
Weekdays
After-hours
Weekdays & Saturdays
(after 3:00 p.m.)
Sundays 
Holidays
Opening and closing of graves and mausoleums with no set up
$580
$680
$880
$980
Opening and closing of graves and mausoleums with set up
$580
$680
$880 $980
Opening and closing of graves and set up for services at grave site for infants; placement of cremains
$515
$615
$815
$915
Disinterment (base charge listed but call 352-455-4153 for quote)
$675
$775 $975
$1,075
Disinterment and Reinterment (base charge listed but call 352-455-4153 for quote)
$1,350
$1,450
$1,650
$1,750
Cremains opening and closing (City provides this service not Quality Vaults)
$60
$60
$60
$60
Services arriving to Cemetery after 4:30 PM $100 added to charges above
Per half hour after 5:30 PM $50 added to all charges above