When a grave lot is purchased in Catholic Cemeteries of Oshkosh, the following burial rights are created:
- The purchase of a grave lot permits one full body burial, one full body burial and one cremain, or two cremains.
- There are additional charges beyond the lot price for excavation of the space. See pricing for complete details.
- Ownership of the land remains with the Catholic Church, through its entities of Catholic Cemeteries of Oshkosh and the Oshkosh Catholic Parishes.
- Catholic Cemeteries of Oshkosh sets aside in an investment account 30% of the purchase price as part of a Perpetual Care account for long term maintenance.
When a niche in a Columbarium is purchased, two cremains may be interred in that niche. Monument dealers will charge for the engraving of the marble door covering the niche. No additional cemetery fees apply once a niche is purchased.
The newly created Personal Columbarium Garden at Calvary Cemetery offers burial of 2 cremains in above ground stone monuments. Monument dealers will charge for the engraving of the marble door covering the niche. No additional cemetery fees apply once a niche is purchased.