Please be advised, from Saturday Sept 21 through Monday Sept 23, there will be limited access to the three mausoleums located at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, as we are sealing the pavement. Thank you for your understanding!
Our Lake Avenue entrance will be opening late on the morning of Sunday, September 22, as Lake Ave will be closed for the 2019 Rochester Marathon. Our Lake Avenue gates will open between 10 AM and 11 AM. You may access the cemetery from our Dewey Avenue entrance.
Plan your legacy with us.
Holy Sepulchre and Ascension Garden Catholic Cemeteries serve as blessed gathering places where the faithful can celebrate Christ’s promise of life everlasting. With two locations to serve you, and over 450 acres of sacred land, we have the largest selection of burial offerings in our community. We invite you to visit us today to experience the Holy Sepulchre difference.
Summer: 8am- 7pm daily (March–October)
Winter: 8am- 5pm daily (November–March)
Monday–Friday 9am- 4:30pm
Saturday 9am- 12pm
Tell Us About Your Experience
“My grandfather in interred here, and I’ve always appreciated that he was buried here at this cemetery. The grounds are well kept and look pristine. Family members and staff really seem to care.”
~ Joley B.
“…I love walking the many paths and trails of this cemetery. It’s… scenic, peaceful and well-cared for.”
~ Jon B.
“I purchased a family plot last year, and had a positive experience. (The counselor) was understanding and sympathetic, and made the process easy. It brought me great comfort at a very difficult time.”
~ Lynn S.
“A beautiful cemetery where most of my family rests.”
~ Lori V.
“Beautiful and serene grounds, monolithic mausoleums, and lots of interesting…history. Worth coming for a walk anytime.”
~ David S.
“Grounds keeping is second to none, beautifully groomed and carefully maintained.”
~ T. Steven
“I would like to thank all the staff and workers at Ascension Garden for making a sad situation comforting. The tributes, for loved ones who have passed, are wonderful.”
~ J. Lombardo
“ I did my family’s (pre-planning) and when my father passed away it was so much easier knowing that he already had a place to rest. Thank you for all the help you give.”
~ Ivonne M.
“I was looking for my father’s grave in the military plots. A gardener was very helpful and guided me to the plot. He went the extra mile and used the weed eater to make it more visible. What a sweet gesture. Thank y’all so much.”
~ Joanne D.