Burial Options

Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium offers three types of burial options depending on your preference, including Lawn Graves, Monumental Lawns, and Monumental Section Graves.

Burial Lawns are also grouped by community or cultural groups or families can choose a crypt in Rookwood’s landscaped grounds or within the inspiring and modern Mausoleum of the Resurrection.

Special Sections have also been dedicated to children including cremated memorials in the Holy Innocents Crypts.

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    HOLY INNOCENTS CRYPT, ROOKWOOD

    Located within the prestigious Mausoleum of the Resurrection, the Holy Innocents crypt will be individually inscribed with the child's name and date of death and overlooks the cemetery's landscaped gardens.

    • Free Interment, Memorialisation & Right of Burial
    • Bronze plaque is included in the Right of Burial
    • Mausoleum is maintained by the cemetery

     
     

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    SAN ANTONIO GARDEN CRYPTS, ROOKWOOD

    The latest addition to Rookwood Cemetery, these outdoor crypts incorporate the latest in architectural material and are environmentally sustainable. With tranquil water features and a bronze sculpture of St Anthony these crypts are popular with Sydney’s Italian community

    • Single and double configurations available
    • Imported granite panels, vase and lamp
    • Customised inscriptions

     
     

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    POPE JOHN PAUL II, GARDEN CRYPTS, ROOKWOOD

    These modern garden crypts and niche walls incorporate the latest in architectural design, this outdoor structure features a bronze statue of Pope John Paul II as a majestic centrepiece in the landscaped forecourt.

    • Single and double configurations available
    • Imported granite panels, vase and lamp
    • Customised inscriptions

     
     

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    ST CLARE CRYPTS, ROOKWOOD

    Named after St Clare a follower of St Francis of Assisi this secluded complex is popular with the Sydney Italian community, and features a magnificent statue of this inspiring Saint.

    • Single and double configurations available
    • Imported granite panels, vase and lamp
    • Customised inscriptions

     
     

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    CHINESE, MONUMENTAL LAWN, ROOKWOOD

    Catering to the thriving Australian Chinese community in Sydney this area respects both the Chinese traditions within a Catholic context.

    • Accommodates a minimum of two burials, with the option of three
    • Choice of headstone as arranged with Monumental Mason
    • Lawn area maintained by cemetery in perpetuity
    • Available for interment of cremated remains
    • Interment and headstone are not included in the cost of Right of Burial

     
     

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