Burial areas at the Mesa Cemetery include Interment Areas and Cremation Memorials.
Interment (Burial) Options
The Cemetery is divided into five interment sections featuring distinct landscape characteristics and aesthetics.
Space is no longer available in the Original, Garden or Rolling Meadows sections.
|North View Area
Established in 2013, this two acre section includes 1,400 plots. Trees are planted along the roadside in this secluded, quiet area in the North East area of the Cemetery.
Monuments can be upright or flat based on the designated row of grave purchased.
|Heritage Garden Section
Established in 1998, various shade trees include olive, ficus, ash and pine. Flat grave monuments are used exclusively in this area.
Available infant grave sites are located within the North View and Heritage Garden sections, where flat markers are used exclusively.
Landscaping is formal with uniform rows of Italian cypress. Flat grave monuments have been used exclusively in this area.
(This section is sold out)
Mature plantings of olive, Italian cypress and citrus trees. This section has a combination of flat and upright monuments.
(This section is sold out)
|Rolling Meadows Section
The landscape of rolling lawn is enhanced by plantings of various shade trees.
Some graves in the original areas of the cemetery are now available for Cremation Burials only. Each grave has specific restrictions, depending on space limitations. For example, some allow for only one urn instead of two, or some are in upright monument areas but are only allowed a flat
. See the map for general areas, or call the office staff at 480-644-2335 for more details or to schedule an appointment.
Two cremation urns can be buried in a full grave (see interment areas) or the following are available:
A landscaped section for scattering cremains on a bed of rocks and covered with gravel, with adjacent areas for meditation. The scattering garden is located within the Rose Garden, just north of the Cemetery office. Cremated remains can be scattered by family members or staff in a common area. There is one common vase for flowers that is shared by all loved ones. A 4" x 6" plaque can be purchased through a plaque provider and installed on a granite memorial.
An above ground memorial that allows for two urns per niche, permitting both urns fit within the dimension of 11" x 11" x 11". One bronze plaque and vase per niche is permitted. (Niches on 6th street are sold out.) Plaques can be purchased through a plaque provider. Vases may be purchased through the Cemetery office.
Designated area in the Rose Garden for ground burial of cremated remains with bronze memorialization. Common vase to be shared by loved ones. A bronze plaque can be purchased through a plaque provider.