Established 1886

1401 Woodland Ave.

PO Box 360, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Tel 908.756.1729 Fax 908.756.2484

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smallhomepagephotoHillside Cemetery, regarded as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the East, is situated on 129 gently rolling acres in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. The landscape offers a serene setting ideally suited for cemetery purposes. Hillside Cemetery was established as a non-sectarian, non-profit organization in 1886 under the state laws of New Jersey, which carefully guard the rights of lot owners and ensure the safety, permanence and prudent governance of the cemetery. Whether for future use or in time of need, the considerate staff at Hillside Cemetery will assist in your selection.

Hillside Cemetery serves the needs of individuals and families from many different towns and states. In New Jersey, some of the towns we serve include Berkeley Heights, Bound Brook, Bridgewater, Clark, Colonia, Cranford, Dunellen, Edison, Fanwood, Fords, Garwood, Gillette, Greenbrook, Iselin, Kennilworth, Metuchen, Middlesex, Mountainside, North Plainfield, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, Plainfield, Rahway, Scotch Plains and South Plainfield.

Robert J. Fahrenholz,
General Manager

Jaime Ramos
Assistant to the General Manager
Se habla Español

did you know...?

Each adult single depth grave accommodates a total of one adult interment and two cremains.

Ship Cremated Remains

Please contact the Cemetery office at 908.756.1729 prior to shipping any cremated remains.  Refer to this link from the USPS - How to Package and Ship Cremated Remains

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B-3 Cremorial Gardens
A distinctive selection of niches and granite benches for the inurnment of ashes and a variety of graves available for the interment of ashes.

Graves specifically for the interment of ashes also available in Sections A-2, A-3, A-6, D-3, E-4, and E-9.