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Pine Grove Cemetery

Pine Grove is the City's only active municipal cemetery. It comprises approximately 175 developed and 100 undeveloped acres, and is home to the City Mausoleum and Cemetery Maintenance Operations.


Take Interstate 293 to Exit 2 (Brown Ave Exit). Bear away from the airport (right if coming from the south/east; left if coming from the north/west)at the end of the off ramp. The cemetery will be ahead on your left.

For plot locations, click here.


The original cemetery dates back to 1851, with additional land purchases made in 1855, 1883, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913, and 1970.

The Ursula Chapel was dedicated on August 15, 1905 and entombs the remains of Fanny and Ursula Riddle. The Chapel building also serves as the administrative center.

The City Mausoleum was built in 1980 and has crypts of all sizes as well as numerous niches.

Former Manchester Mayors buried at Pine Grove include Moses Fellows, Theodore Abbott, James A. Weston, Isaac W. Smith, Person C. Cheney, John P. Newell, Horace B. Putnam, George H. Stearns, Edgar J. Knowlton, Eugene E. Reed, Edward C. Smith, Charles C. Hayes, and Charles R. Stanton.

Private Mausoleums

There are 18 privately owned mausoleums at Pine Grove:

Interred Lot Number Section
Walter Parker 3799 Lakeview
George E. Samara 3799A Lakeview
Halbert Bond 5503 Crescent
William Spear 5260 Crescent
Frank Carpenter 3803 North Chapel
Addie E. Gould 3709 Rockery
William Corey 3690 Chapel Lawn
Alonzo H. Weston 3800 North Chapel
Harry G. Clough 3717 Rockery
G. A. Leighton 3742 Lakeview
John B. Smith 3775 Lakeview
J. H. Andrews & Joseph Herrmann 3025 - 3026 East Chapel
Josiah Carpenter 3017 - 3018 East Chapel
Edward Wagner 3005 - 3006 East Chapel
Antoinette L. Hill & Flora Barton 3000 East Chapel
Lulu Gordon Palmer 3649 - 3650 Lakeside
Joy Allaun 1M None
John Mischik 2M None

Fees and Pricing

See current Fee Schedule for a complete list of all Public Works fees, including Cemetery.

Contact Information

City of Manchester Cemeteries

Mailing Address
Pine Grove Cemetery
765 Brown Avenue
Manchester, NH 03103

GPS Address
Pine Grove Cemetery
450 Calef Road
Manchester, NH 03103

Get Directions

Mark Gomez
Chief of Parks

Phone: (603) 624-6514
Fax: (603) 628-6050

Hours of Operation

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Every Day
Sunrise to Sunset

Pine Grove Cemetery
Public Mausoleum

Every Day
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Shortcut: www.manchesternh.gov/cemeteries