Frequently asked questions

Do I need to be approved in order to be buried?

Yes, Please download our Pre Registration Application and mail it along with a copy of your Honorable Discharge and a copy of your marriage record, if your spouse will also be buried with us. Please mail to NNJVMC P O Box 82 Sparta NJ 07871

Can I pre-pay for my plot and opening closing costs?

Yes! First you need to be approved, then you may pre-pay.

Is an urn required for cremains burials?

An urn is required and may be purchased from your funeral home.

Do full burials require a vault?

Vaults are required and may be purchased from your funeral home.

Can I choose my plot?

Sorry, No, the next available plot is assigned at the time of burial.

How do I make arrangements for burial?

At the time of need, contact your funeral home. We will coordinate with your funeral home.

Why do I have to pay to be buried at the NNJVMC?

We are a privately owned and run veterans' cemetery. We are not funded by county, state or federal government

How much does it cost to be buried?

Please see details about the cemetary here

How do I arrange for military honors?

Military honors are arranged by the funeral home.


The cemetery is the culmination of a group of caring vets who had a vision of a dignified place where family and friends can visit loved

ones without having to travel hundreds of miles to a national, state or county cemetery.


President - John Harrigan

Vice President - Ted Andrews

Secretary - Bob Caggiano

Board of Trustees

Barbara Cornwell

Owen Martin

Vernoy Paolini

Rich Predmore 

John Sedlock

Mark DeVenezia

Michelle DeVenzia

Susan Gardell


Treasurer-Frank Smith

Bookkeeper - Barbara Cornwell

Administrator- Diane Curto


(Mailing Address)

P.O. Box 82

Sparta, NJ 07871

(Physical Address)

75 North Church Road

Sparta, NJ 07871



Diane Curto

973-896-2460 Phone

973-579-1057 Fax

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