Spring Grove Events

July 2019

SGU-CEMETERY COLLEGE

7/9/2019 |  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Historic Office

 

Cemetery College

Course Syllabus

 Jerry Wantz, Dean

 

Tuesday, JULY 9, 2019

Historic Office

*  8:00am - 5:00pm  Breakfast & Lunch provided *

 

- Horticulture:  Arboretum, landscape history, current landscaping, ground cover, Legacy Trees

{Instructors:  Dave Gressley & Brian Heinz} 

 

- Interment Process & Records Management: Recordkeeping,

Burial and Cremation scheduling, technology overview

{Instructors: Karen Kramer, Christina DiBari} 

 

Burial Process: grave prep, vaults and containers, disinterments, lot surveys.

Includes an on-site gravesite preparation tram tour (weather permitting) 

{Instructor: Chris Sullivan}

 

 - Tram Tour: gravesite prep, White Pine Chapel, Maintenance Garage, Greenhouse,

Barn, Granite Storage, Marker Installation, Horticulture

{Instructor: Mark Funke, Chris Sullivan, Brian Heinz, Dave Gressley}

 

- Memorialization:   memorial process, markers, monuments, memorial benches,

veterans' benefits, granite inventory, final inscriptions, vases 

{Instructor: Chris Sullivan}

 

- Grounds Maintenance:  Security, Customer Service Team,

aquatics and wildlife, utilities, property development.

{Instructor: Mark Funke}

 

  REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 1, 2019

 

ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  MAX OF 20 STUDENTS PER CLASS.

EVENT IS FOR SPRING GROVE EMPLOYEES ONLY. EVENT IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

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