Fort Nelson Cemetery

The Fort Nelson Cemetery is made up of ten (10) acres of land, presently containing approximately 700 plots. The Cemetery's location at 7460 Wildflower Drive provides a quiet location with a view, making it a unique place to honour the memories of family and friends.

The Northern Rockies is home to several cemeteries; the Fort Nelson Cemetery, the Toad River Cemetery (maintained through the work of volunteer residents), and the Fort Nelson First Nation Cemetery (maintained by the Nation).

Options for Burials and the Interment of Cremated Remains

Fort Nelson Cemetery has spaces for casket burial, which also allow for the interment of cremated remains. Casket burial lots can accommodate a maximum of four (4) interments, of which a maximum one (1) may be non-cremated remains. Multiple interments must be indicated on the original cemetery license or on the initial interment permit application. Currently, the cemetery does not have a columbarium for the interment of created remains.

Cemetery Memorial Markers

  • Permanent memorial markers are the family's responsibility. The Municipality provides a temporary marker only.
  • Families must arrange for repairs and addition of names. An approved monument company should complete this work.

To purchase a space or arrange for interment, contact the Municipal Office at 250.774.2541. Please refer to Schedule A within the bylaws link below for fee information. * Please note that a minimum of thirty-six hours notice is required for an interment.

*Subject to Cemetery Bylaw

Public Memorial Dedications

Through the Memorial Dedication Program the NRRM provides the opportunity for individuals or groups to make donations towards enhancing the NRRM owned public spaces through a Memorial Dedication. You can fill out the online Memorial Dedication Interest Form or print the Brochure to fill out.

You can provide a unique dedication by placing a plaque in front of a tree, or placing a bench or a picnic table in one of the beautiful locations available in the Northern Rockies parks and trails. This dedication provides a lasting remembrance in honour of a loved one and contributes to the beautification of the Municipality.

Full program details available in the Memorial Dedication Policy.
Photo Gallery: memorial dedication brochure will appear here on the public site.
Cemetery Costs
Base Services Fees
Reservation  $354.38    
Full Burial (Based on Adult) $847.88
Cremation $574.88

Find Help

Booklet: A Death in Your Family. If you are needing some help preparing for the death of a loved one, what to do immediately after the death, making the funeral arrangements, and where to find support, this book can help you navigate this tough time. 

The Fort Nelson Hospice Society provides a community-based program dedicated to supportive compassionate care for people, family and friends facing terminal and/or life-threatening illness. Their goal is to provide trained hospice volunteers to those in need, promote public awareness, facilitate bereavement support, grief recovery workshops and grief support groups.

P: 250.774.8142 | Hospice Centre Location: 4312-43rd Street | M: PO Bag 1000, 5315 Liard Street 

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