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Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Opened in 1983, the forested areas around Gate of Heaven Cemetery are at their best in the fall, when towering maple, oak and birch trees change colour, but any season is beautiful at this cemetery located at Old York Road and Snake Road in Burlington.

Resting within the cemetery are members of the School Sisters of Notre Dame and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny. A number of local parishes have sections set aside for members of their community.


  • Has a MausoleumMausoleum
  • Is AccessibleAccessible
  • Has an Outdoor ColumbariumOutdoor

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Site Licence CM-2000100
580 Old York Road
Burlington, ON  L7P 4Y6
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Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Please call to make an appointment

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Cemetery Visiting Hours

  • November-March: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • April-October: 8:00am – 8:00pm

It’s got an interesting geography, sloped, with trees all around it. Maple trees border most of the roadways and you can see the escarpment. Statues of Our Lady of Fatima and of Christ the King enhance my moments of solitude.

— Patrick Murphy, Burlington

Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Making Arrangements

Making your cemetery arrangements in advance is both practical and caring—it reduces the immediate stress on your survivors at the time of your death. It also ensures that your wishes will be followed.

Our family counselors and cemeterians do not work on commission and have no vested interest in what you purchase. Learn more about planning without pressure.

Price Lists

Cemetery Price List

There are spaces available at this cemetery.

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Facilities at Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Our Lady of Peace Mausoleum

Located in the beautiful Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery on Old York Road, Our Lady of Peace mausoleum opened in 2009. It features a chapel for committal services, single and double crypts, and niches for cremated remains.

Visiting Hours

November-March: 8:00am - 6:00pm, April-October: 8:00am - 8:00pm

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We offer many ways to honour and remember your loved one.

A variety of upright and flat grave markers are available for purchase. We can also assist you with adding inscription to existing memorials.

Other memorial options include vigil lamps, vases, benches, trees, ceramic photos, and glass front niche decorations.

The Catholic Church believes that cremated human remains must be afforded the same respect as the non-cremated body, and placed in a dignified container. In keeping with this belief, we offer a variety of cremation urns for purchase.

Contact us for more information on your memorial options.

Vigil Lamps
Memorial Trees
Cremation Urns
Memorial Benches