North Perth Cemeteries

The Municipality of North Perth owns and operates 12 cemeteries with Fairview Cemetery and Donegal Cemetery being the only active cemeteries in North Perth. Currently, there is a new site located at on the West side of Listowel for a proposed cemetery.

Complete list of names and locations and map of North Perth Cemeteries.(4MB, pdf)

Fairview Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery was acquired by the Town of Listowel in 1945. Previously, Fairview Cemetery was a privately owned burial ground. The Fairview Cemetery has a chapel for winter interment and has 5 cemetery sections, which includes a cremation garden.

The following picture identifies the 5 sections of the cemetery:

Diagram outlinging the 5 sections of Fairview Cemetary

Fairview Cemetery is located across from 875 Davidson Ave N. (2,164kb, pdf)

Fees and By-law

Decoration Day Services

Everyone is invited to attend North Perth's 2017 Cemetery Decoration Day Services held on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Services will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Listowel at 1:30 p.m. and Donegal Cemetery in the Elma Ward at 3:00 p.m. Please bring lawn chairs.

Rain Locations:

Fairview Cemetery Service - Major Andrew McKeever Legion Branch 259, 565 Elizabeth St. E., Listowel at 1:30 p.m.

Donegal Cemetery Service - Atwood United Church, 131 John St., Atwood at 3:00 p.m.

Commemorative Bench & Tree Program

The Municipality of North Perth's Commemorative Bench & Tree Program invites the public to pay tribute to a person, organization or occasion by donating a bench or tree for installation in the municipality. For more information on the Program, visit the Commemorative Bench & Tree Program webpage.

For further information or questions, contact Kim Kowch at (519) 292-2043 or