Hillside Cemetery

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Over 125 Years of Service in Medicine Hat

Hillside Cemetery SignThe Hillside Cemetery is located on Highway 3 and 10 Avenue SW, two blocks west of the Trans Canada Highway. Over 1600 trees of varying species make the cemetery appear to be a well-arranged forest from both the air and roadway.

The site that Hillside Cemetery occupies has been in existence since 1886 and has been a municipal operation since 1909. It comprises 80 acres of sloping and level land of which 57 acres are in active use. There are currently over 28,000 burials. 

A Peaceful, Quiet Sanctuary
The cemetery’s mission is "to provide a peaceful, quiet sanctuary to commemorate the history of the community through devotion, pride, and remembrance, served by professional, dedicated personnel." 

There are several different burial areas in Hillside Cemetery including:

  • Anglican sectionTrees lining carriageway through Cemetery
  • Catholic section
  • Children’s section
  • Columbaria
  • Family plot area
  • Field of honour
  • In-ground cremains
  • Infant section
  • Jewish section
  • Muslim section
  • Scattering Garden

Advantages of Hillside Cemetery services include:

  • Peace of mind in perpetual care
  • All cultures and religions served
  • "No hassle" refund policy
  • Economical pricing - non-profit
  • Non-commisioned sales
  • Many resources available through Parks and Recreation and Municipal Works 
  • Conveniently located
  • Professionally trained staff
  • No perpetual care fees on monuments

Contact Hillside Cemetery
Phone: 403.529.8387
Address: 1280 10th Avenue SW, Medicine Hat, AB  T1A 1J1 

Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday to Friday - closed Weekends and Holidays 

Gates to the Cemetery are open from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM