Cemetery & Parks Department

!!Amended Rules and Regulations!!

( Voted on as of September 12, 2017 )

-Due to the inclement weather Cemetery & Parks Dept. advises all visitors to our cemeterys use extreme caution while we endure these icy months. We will continue to do everything we can to make them as safe as possible. Thank you for your understanding.-

-Removal of overgrown or dead perennials and or shrubbery has begun in the cemeteries, If there are any special requests please contact the Cemetery Dept.-

  • All xmas decorations will be removed as soon as weather permits
  • All Cemetery water will be shut off by 11/01 and turned on by 4/30 the following year
  • All Flags will be removed after Veterans Day as weather permits

The mission of the Townsend Cemetery and Parks Department is to continue to put forth its best efforts to maintain and improve the Cemetery and Parks of the Town of Townsend. The department will work to continue to make the town proud while staying within our budgetary guidelines. The department will continue to work in harmony with other town departments, to help keep the Town of Townsend moving forward in a positive direction. 

Respectively submitted: Cemetery & Parks Department

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Roger Rapoza Superintendent (978) 424-5221
Drew Funk Part-time Foreman (978) 877-6494

Commission Members

Brian Sanford



John Barrett


Tubby Boucher