Wanakena Cemetery Association

Annual Meeting

The next annual meeting will be Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Western Adirondack Presbyterian Church in Wanakena, NY. The meeting is open to the public.

50/50 Raffle

Bev McKeown was the winner of the 2019 50/50 raffle.

Cemetery Entrance

Welcome to the Wanakena Cemetery Website!

The Wanakena Cemetery was created in the 1940's, on landed donated by J. Otto Hamele and is maintained by the Wanakena Cemetery Association.  Click on the History link above for more details.

Charges and Fees

Lot Prices:

$300 for Full Lot (10 ft. x 4 ft.)
$100 for Partial Lot* (3.3 ft. x 4 ft.)
*Partial lots are for One Cremated Remains only.

If you are interested in purchasing a lot(s), feel free to contact any of the trustees. Click Contact Us in the navigation above, or use the contact information provided below.


Charges as of August 12, 2014.


Full Grave Opening:
$500 minimum, plus $35 mandatory NYS fee, & $5 NYS Insurance Fund. (Vault required.) Extra charges if backhoe is needed.

Cremated Remains:
$150 minimum, plus $35 mandatory NYS fee. Out of NYS cremation  - $5 Insurance fee. (No vault or casket required.)

**Full payment required prior to grave opening.

Contact Us

By Phone: (315) 848-2987 or (315) 848-3561

By Mail:
Wanakena Cemetery Association
PO Box 113
Wanakena, NY 13695

By Email: Wanakena Cemetery Association


WCA Trustees

Piers Bramham

Carol Cassidy

Judy Hastings

Cristine Nargi

Kathie Nevil

Angela Oliver

Dilys Phillips

Glen Phillips

Rene Reed

Updated August 14, 2019

Notice to Lot Owners

If you own a lot in the Wanakena Cemetery, please help us keep in touch with you. Use the Contact Us link above to send us your mailing address, phone number and/or email address or to verify that we have your current information. Thank you.