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Service and Care since 1889

The Kensico Cemetery was organized in 1889 under the “Act authorizing the incorporation of Rural Cemetery Association” passed April 27th 1847 and the several amendments thereto. The first interment was made September 1, 1889. This Cemetery is in the Hamlet of Valhalla in the township of Mount Pleasant, Westchester County, New York. It has frontage of about one mile on the Rail Road track with a gradual ascent to the highest point of land between Tarrytown and Long Island Sound.

  • Kensico Cemetery Mausoleum overlooking the lake

    June 9, 2022

    Kensico Cemetery Dedicates Garden Mausoleum

    Kensico Cemetery dedicated the Garden Mausoleum at Montross Pond on Tuesday, May 24 to celebrate and commemorate the first construction for above-ground burials at Kensico Cemetery in almost one hundred years. Attended by former Kensico presidents, board members, current employees and retirees, officials from other cemeteries, and special guests, the program included remarks by those [...]