There are 4 active cemeteries located in the Iron Bridge and Thompson area under the jurisdiction of the Municipality and the Huron Shores Cemetery Board:
Sunset Cemetery, 23044 Hwy 17, East of Iron Bridge
Carlyle Cemetery, 398 Tait Rd
Arnill Cemetery, 22147 Hwy 17, adjacent to the Iron Bridge United Church, (interments only, closed to plot sales)
Spruce Grove Cemetery, 21995 Hwy 17, next to the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
In addition, the Municipality oversees 2 historic cemeteries: the Day Mills Cemetery, at Hwy 17 and Harris Creek, Dayton area; and McArthur Cemetery, also near Harris Creek, off Portage Street. For additional information respecting these cemeteries please click on the following links:
- Sault & District Ontario Genealogical Society – McArthur and Day Mills Cemeteries
- Day Mills & McArthur Cemeteries Histories & Headstone Names
By-law #13-24 provides for the maintenance, management and control of the Huron Shores cemeteries (including fees, permits and marker regulations). A recent change to the provincial legislation regarding perpetual care required a change in the fees charged for this service. For additional information contact the office directly regarding these cemeteries at 705-843-2033 or email@example.com. Contact persons are Clerk/Administrator Mrs. Deborah Tonelli and Receptionist/Accounting Asst. Mrs. Sara Leach.
Cemeteries located in the western portion of the Municipality, in the former Thessalon Township area, are under the jurisdiction of the Town of Thessalon and the Thessalon Town and Township Cemetery Board. There two active cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery, 10 Ansonia Rd., Little Rapids; and Maple Ridge Cemetery, 100 Brownlee Rd., north of Hwy. 17 at Maple Ridge. There are also 2 historic cemeteries located in Little Rapids: Little Rapids Cemetery, 33 Little Rapids Rd., located across the street from the Gazebo and Baseball Park; and Forest Lawn Cemetery, 18 Collver Rd.
Recently a 20-niche Columbarium has been installed at Pine Grove Cemetery. This structure allows for an alternative resting place option rather than using the traditional services available through our local cemeteries. Each of the twenty (20) niches are priced according to the row and each niche can hold up to two (2) remains. Applicable by-law is Town of Thessalon Cemetery By-law #2014-5. For additional information you may contact the office of the Town of Thessalon at 705-842-2217 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.