Hillside Cemetery (Scotch Plains, New Jersey)

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Hillside Cemetery
Established 1886
Location Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Country United States

Hillside Cemetery is a cemetery located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. The cemetery is situated on 125 gently rolling acres. The landscape offers a serene setting ideally suited for cemetery purposes. Hillside Cemetery was established as a non-sectarian, non-profit organization in 1886 under the state laws of New Jersey, which carefully guard the rights of lot owners and ensure the safety, permanence and prudent governance of the cemetery.

Notable burials[edit]

Several historical gravesites are located at Hillside Cemetery:[1]


  1. ^ "Hillside Cemetery: Historical People & Points of Interest". Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  2. ^ "W. L. Saunders Dies In Canary Islands. Chairman of the Ingersoll-Rand Company Stricken at the Age of 74. Was Noted as Inventor. Wrote Much on Politics. Served on War Boards. A Close Friend of President Wilson. Descendant of Pioneers". New York Times. June 26, 1931. Retrieved 2015-03-18. William Lawrence Saunders of Plainfield, N.J., chairman of the board of directors of the Ingersoll-Rand Company, died yesterday morning in Tenerife, Canary Islands, according to word received here yesterday afternoon. ... 

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Coordinates: 40°36′18″N 74°23′31″W / 40.605°N 74.392°W / 40.605; -74.392