About Vale

Vale Cemetery, a product of the Rural Cemetery Movement, was dedicated in October of 1857 and continues providing services to this day.

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Cemetery Services

Vale provides affordable internment and creation services. We also provide green burials, one of only seven cemeteries in NY state.

Please contact us to discuss how we can meet your needs.

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Help Vale

Vale Cemetery, Inc. is a 501(c)(13) non-profit and tax-deductible organization dedicated to preserving and maintaining the beauty of Vale.

Please consider volunteering or donating to Vale and be sure to ask about our GE matching grant!

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News From Vale

May 12, 2015

Saturday, May 16th at 8:30am ornithologist Neal Reilly leads a FREE guided bird walk in the 100 Acre Urban Greenspace and Wildlife Preserve. Both experienced and beginning bird watchers...

May 12, 2015

Vale will observe Memorial Day at 10:30 a.m., May 25th with a formal ceremony. Taps, a flag raising, and the National Anthem will be on the program. Veterans’ groups representing all...

November 7, 2014

This year’s eight public tours, from April to November, were well attended. The bus provided by Union College was always filled to capacity and the overflow was accommodated by Vale’s own...

October 20, 2014

The Vale Crematory is the source of 95 per-cent of funds necessary for the cemetery operation. The crematory operates uses liquid propane fuel at a cost of approximately $72,000 per year...