NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery

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Policies - Floral Regulations

Fresh cut flowers may be placed on graves at any time. Floral items may be removed from graves as soon as they become faded and unsightly.

Planting will not be permitted on graves at any time.

Artificial flowers may be placed on graves only during the period from October 15th to April 15th.

Holiday wreaths or blankets are permitted on graves during the Holiday Season (December 1). They will be removed January 15th thru completion each year, along with all other grave decorations.

During the lawn mowing and ground maintenance season, all floral items will be removed from graves weekly. The only exception will be during Memorial Day and Veterans Day holiday weeks.

Permanent types of flower containers are NOT AUTHORIZED. The cemetery will furnish, at no charge, suitable vases for use within the cemetery.

Statues, vigil lights, glass objects of any nature and any other type of commemorative items are not permitted on graves at any time.

Floral items and other types of decorations will not be secured to the markers.

All items placed on grave sites become the property of the Doyle Cemetery and will be disposed of under applicable regulations. Doyle Cemetery is not responsible for flowers after they have been placed on grave sites. Flowers are placed at your own risk, they will not be replaced by the cemetery if they are damaged, lost or stolen.

For further information, please contact the Administration Office.

 

 

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