Van Hoosen Jones-Stoney Creek Cemetery
Location - 570 E. Tienken Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48306
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The city also owns two historical cemeteries: Brewster Cemetery on Brewster Road and Old Stoney Creek Cemetery on Letica Drive in the City of Rochester. There are no lot sales for these cemeteries.
The cemetery was donated to Avon Township by the late Dr. Sara Van Hoosen Jones in 1956. It is comprised of 16.8 acres of rolling terrain. It contains 11,200 burial plots, each with two spaces; an in-ground cremation section; a columbarium containing 50 niches; and a scattering garden is also available. The cemetery features a chapel that provides shelter from the elements and comfort for families.
Cemetery lots may be purchased by residents or nonresidents. View the fee schedule for cemetery lots, columbarium and the scattering garden to learn more about purchasing a lot. Lot sales can be arranged with Cemetery Sexton Calvin Leach. The purchase of monuments or markers is also available through the cemetery sexton.
Contact the cemetery at 248-652-4713. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. The Clerk’s Office can also assist with information by calling 248-656-4630 or by firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cemetery is operated for the benefit of the community; please assist us by adhering to the following:
- No artificial decorations, such as statues, glass and plastic objects, cans, toys, vigil lights, candles, balloons, pinwheels, tripods, trellises, shepherd’s hooks, concrete or wooden benches, vine arches, crockery, fruit jars, wood head boards, iron / metal markers, crosses, wind chimes, etc.
- No grave blankets are allowed
- No trees, shrubs or rose bushes are permitted
Making a Contribution
Contributions to the cemetery for beautification may be made through the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. Contact the foundation at 248-608-2804.
To make a contribution in-person, visit the foundation office at 127 West University Drive. It is located on the corner of Walnut and University.
Mail contributions to:
Community Foundation of Greater Rochester
P.O. Box 80431
Rochester, MI 48308