My Loved One Passed Away

Contact your pastor to connect with your parish’s bereavement team and begin planning the Funeral Rites. If not registered with a parish, contact the pastor of the most convenient parish.

Next, contact a funeral home to arrange for burial or cremation services. Please let the funeral director know that you wish to plan for a Catholic funeral.

Contact the cemetery from whom you’ve purchased Interment Rights or the most convenient Catholic Cemetery:

Sanford area, including Lake Mary, Heathrow, Deltona, DeBary –

All Souls Catholic Cemetery, Mary Valente, Cemetery Manager, phone 407-322-3795; email mvalente@allsoulssanford.org


South Brevard County, including Palm Bay, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Indialantic, Micco –

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Greg Kapral, Director of Operations, phone 321-727-1565; email kapralg@st-joe.org


Eastern Polk County, including Winter Haven, Haines City, Lake Alfred, Bartow, Lake Wales –

St. Matthew Catholic Cemetery Columbarium, Maria Montejo, Administrative Assistant; phone 863-324-3040; email mmontejo@saintmcc.com


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