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City of Astoria, Oregon

 

Ocean View Cemetery

Ocean View Cemetery Grave Locator and Maps

Visit our online mapping website to find the location of a grave within the Cemetery.

Opened 1898 by the City of Astoria. There are 100 acres of property with 50 acres developed. 16,000 interments at cemetery. Lake views with all kinds of wildlife on the grounds. 

The cities of Astoria and Warrenton have deep, rich history. Ocean View Cemetery is one of many historic resources that preserve our culture and heritage.

The Cemetery's rules and regulations can be viewed here: 
OVC Rules & Regulations pdf Document

The City has made an administrative change as of August 31, 2016. This transition from the Parks Department to the City’s Finance Department will include all administrative responsibilities for Ocean View Cemetery. Cristine Shade is responsible for scheduling burials, assisting with record inquires, overseeing invoicing and monitoring payments. All cemetery records have been transferred to City Hall located at 1095 Duane Street, Astoria. Jonah Dart-McLean is the supervisor for the cemetery.

Cristine can be reached at City Hall at (503) 325-5821 or by email at cshade@astoria.or.us.  

Jonah can be reached at (503) 741-1600 or by email at jdart@astoria.or.us.     


Ocean View Cemetery Master Plan

Staff is working closely with our consultant, E. Lees and Associates, to gather baseline historic data on grave sales, expenses, and revenue for the cemetery. Tracking burial activity, labor costs, and forecasting trends will provide clear recommendations for decision making as the operational and financial future of the cemetery is planned.

Planning Process 

Survey Boards (referenced in survey)
PDF pdf Document

Public Forum
Did you miss the Cemetery Public Forum? Review the presentation here. pdf Document

Daily Astorian, "Astoria looks to enliven Ocean View Cemetery"
Read to full article here.


Pricing

ocean view cemetery fy19-20 fees.pdf pdf Document

OCEANVIEW CEMETERY FY19-20 COSTS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019

Graves-Ground Only (w/perpetual care)

Infant/Child plots

$282

Block 68, Cremation only

$518

All other blocks

$1,556

Interments

Adult (opening and closing)

$1,556

Cremation

$778

Cremated remains (Saturdays)

$226

Adult, Saturdays

$445

Late funerals (after 3:00 pm) add'l/hr.

$90

Disinterment

Adult

$733

Child under 7

$563

Cremated remains removed

$226

Liner and Installation

Liner Storage Fee

$445

Liner Purchase

$1,332

Monument/Marker Permits

Monument Permit (Not over 62" in length)

$271

Marker Permit-Double (2 people)

$226

Marker Permit-Single

$181

Marker Permit-Veteran

$90

Marker Permit-Baby grave cover

$113

Misc.

 

Chapel Reservation

$100/hr.

Other Work

Cost +28%

  

Employee
of the
Month

Matt Moritz has only been the Grounds Coordinator for around 10 months and his contributions and positive impacts have already made a vast difference in the Parks Maintenance Division and Parks Department as a whole.  Matt is eager to help, excited to make improvements, and constantly seeks ways to help out our team; always with a positive and friendly attitude.  In addition to streamlining daily and routine tasks and assisting the seasonal Grounds crew, Matt has undertaken several large projects aimed at raising the standard of care at our sites.  These include overhauls of softball infields, renovations of beds at the Community Garden, decreasing the impacts of nesting birds at Port of Play’s covered area, and many more.  Thank you Matt!

 

Park Partner of the Month

Dale Hirahara is a 50 year resident of Astoria and of those 50 years she has coached softball for 23 of them. Dale has been a volunteer head softball coach with Astoria Parks and Recreation for 3 years, an assistant for many more, and she has run softball skills camps and clinics for the last 15 years. Dale is one of the most requested coaches by players in our community teaching 1st year players to the most advanced level of competitive youth softball.  Her kindness and knowledge of basic fundamentals have been great tools in shaping the skill set of young ball players in Astoria. Dale has also coached and played in our adult softball leagues for 30 years. Dale has been an outstanding volunteer and valuable softball ambassador for Astoria Parks and Recreation Department, and to the community at large.  Thank you, Dale!

 
 
 

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