The cemeteries included in this website are those of the Forest Lawn Cemetery and Crematory Group, a not-for-profit 501(c)13 organization regulated by the New York State Department of State Division of Cemeteries.

As an organization that welcomes all faiths, we operate 12 cemeteries and a crematory: Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, New York; Lakeside Cemetery in Hamburg, New York; St. Matthew’s Cemetery in West Seneca, New York; the Williamsville Cemetery and Gethsemane Cemetery – both in Williamsville, New York; Lancaster Rural Cemetery in the Town of Lancaster, Oakwood Cemetery in East Aurora, Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica, Griffins Mills Cemetery in West Falls, Quaker Settlement Cemetery in Warsaw, and the Freedom Cemeteries in the Town of Freedom, as well as the Buffalo Cremation Company in Buffalo, New York.

You’ll find much more information about each of these cemeteries on this website by clicking on the cemetery’s page.


  • Julie Snyder, Chief Executive Officer
  • Christopher Converse, Vice President
  • Craig Wolcott, Vice President
  • Jamie Lotz, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Charles F. Kreiner, Jr., Treasurer
  • Ruth D. Bryant, Corporate Secretary
  • Jennifer Kovach, Corporate Assistant Secretary

Board of Trustees

  • James M. Wadsworth, Chairman
  • Stephen Bell
  • Ruth D. Bryant
  • Jane Hopkins
  • Pastor Dwayne Jones
  • Charles F. Kreiner, Jr.
  • George C. Morris
  • Kurt L. Rich
  • Hugh M. Russ