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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    St LUCIA 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 Lucia 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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    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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    ST MARY OF THE CROSS, MONUMENTAL LAWN, ROOKWOOD

    It is the latest release from Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria, and is located within an area entitled St Mary Mackillop, dedicated entirely to Australia’s first Saint. The Mary Mackillop Rose Gardens are here with the imposing bronze statue of Mary, and it is has beautiful natural Australian landscaping.

    • 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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    ST NICOLA TAVELIC, MONUMENTAL LAWN, ROOKWOOD

    Croatians have a profoundly Catholic heritage that is integral to their culture, language and traditions. It is only fitting that this lawn for the Croation community be named after their Patron Saint of Croatia, Saint Nikola Tavelic.

    • 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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