East Ridgelawn Cemetery has served over 50,000 families with care, dignity and compassion since its founding in 1905. We are a full-service cemetery providing in-ground burial, mausoleum entombment, and cremation service. East Ridgelawn Cemetery has a crematory on-site, complete with a chapel that can be utilized during cremation service. East Ridgelawn Cemetery is in compliance with all the statues that provide for the safety and the rights of lot owners, as well as the permanent and ongoing management of the cemetery.
Size and Location
East Ridgelawn Cemetery covers 135 acres located between Passaic and Main Avenues at Clifton, New Jersey, (Delawanna) with Passaic at the north and Nutley at the south. The land varies from 35 to 200 feet above the mean water level of the nearest streams, affording perfect natural drainage. Within a radius of a few miles are situated Newark, Belleville, Bloomfield, Montclair, The Oranges, Rutherford, Hoboken and Jersey City. New York City is within 10 Miles.
Accessibility and Transportation
New Jersey Transit buses, run past the main entrance, along the entire east front of the Cemetery. The Passaic Park Train Station at the north and Delawanna Station at the east are both within a few blocks of the main entrance.
Lots and Single Graves
The Cemetery has Lots of two graves or more available for purchase.
Single graves may be purchased in sections of the Cemetery set aside for the purpose of single interments.
East Ridgelawn Cemetery
8 AM - 5:30 PM DAILY
8 AM - 4 PM DAILY
8AM - 4 PM MON-FRI, & SUN
THE OFFICE REMAINS CLOSED DUE TO COVID.
PURCHASES CAN BE MADE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
973 777 1920
OFFICE IS OPEN FOR PHONE CALLS MON-FRI
8 AM - 4 PM, CLOSED BETWEEN 12 PM -1 PM.
The lands acquired by the Cemetery are to be disposed of and used exclusively for the burial of dead. Such lands are forever exempt from assessments and public taxes, and also from liability to be sold on execution, or for payment of debts due by any individual proprietor.