TO CONTACT RIVERSIDE CEMETERY 

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL CARRIE PRAEGER:

169 High Street

Wakefield, RI 02879

ALTERNATIVELY YOU CAN FILL

IN THE FOLLOWING CONTACT FORM:

© 2023 by Riverside Cemetery

© All images courtesy of Chip Riegel Photography

CEMETERY GUIDELINES

Riverside Cemetery is an active burial site that exists primarily as a resting place for loved ones. We also welcome visitors to walk the grounds and enjoy our property. We kindly ask that guests follow some basic guidelines while visiting Riverside Cemetery.

  • Adhere to all speed limits while driving on cemetery property.

  • Please walk (not jog) throughout the cemetery. Strollers are welcome.

  • Dogs are welcome on cemetery grounds, but must abide by the Town of South Kingstown's leash laws at all times.

  • Please do not litter.

  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the premises. 

  • Help us protect our monuments and horticultural collections by politely not touching them.

  • Firearms shall only be brought onto cemetery grounds with prior permission for use at military funerals.

  • The cemetery is private and there is no trespassing on its grounds.

  • Please bring only natural plant materials for placing at grave sites within the cemetery. Flags are permitted at certain times of the year.

  • No person shall disturb or vandalize any structure, headstone, tree, plant or other object on cemetery grounds. Offenders will be prosecuted.

  • Please feel free to photograph the cemetery, landscape, plants and wildlife for your own remembrance. We request that you do not photograph any funerals.

  • Riverside Cemetery is not liable for any personal injuries occurring on cemetery property.​

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.