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

September 6, 2013

Clark Adams has served Vale Cemetery for more than 20 years – and as superintendent since 2006.

His family lived in the Vale neighborhood and he began working part-time here while...

September 3, 2013

Vale is developing a green burial section, The Dell at Vale, to accommodate those desiring a natural, simple, back-to-the-elements, final resting place.

The “green burial” option is...

May 8, 2013

Since 1866 we have honored the memories of our loved ones who have served in all the wars and most especially, those who made the ultimate sacrifice to our country. It is also a time to...

April 25, 2013

Metroland recently published an article highlighting Vales commitment to green burials. From the article:

In June of this year, Schenectady’s historic—and nondenominational—Vale...