Stark County, Ohio, Cemeteries

Places for Rest and Remembrance

North Lawn and West Lawn Cemeteries in Canton, Ohio, offer families places for rest and remembrance in sheltered, secure and reverent surroundings. Locally owned and operated by the non-profit Canton Cemetery Association, they offer the most scenic locations and richest local heritage in the area.

Since the first burial in 1861, North Lawn and West Lawn cemeteries have been open to people of all faiths, backgrounds and walks of life.

Looking to plan ahead for your own burial needs or visit a loved one or ancestor interred in one of our ceremonies? Check out the sections below to learn about the cemeteries, get visiting information, or to find a grave.

North Lawn Cemetery

Located on Cleveland Avenue in Canton, North Lawn Cemetery offers a park-like setting with gently sloping terrain, a cheerful creek and lush landscaping. North Lawn includes garden areas for ground burials, two mausoleums, columbarium and a veteran’s garden as well as family estates.

West Lawn Cemetery

This historic cemetery was established in1859 with the first burial in 1861. It sits on 60 acres and continues to provide a dignified, picturesque setting. Its rolling hills contain fascinating monuments from the Civil War era, family mausoleums of granite, towering trees that support a wealth of birds and other animals, and graceful paths.

Visitors Guide & Tours

We aim to maintain a quiet and respectful atmosphere for our families. See information and policies for visiting North Lawn and West Lawn cemeteries.

Invest in Peace of Mind

Making your own cemetery arrangements is one of the most caring gifts you can leave your loved ones. Our family advisors are available to assist you in choosing the right option in a package you can afford.