Forest Hill Cemetery

2201 Oneida Street

Utica, New York 13501

315-735-2701 Phone

315-735-7746 Fax

About Us!
Service List

Superintendent Gerard Waterman
(315) 735-2701

Forest Hill Cemetery, with its well-maintained, Victorian style landscape is here to help you realize this goal.

Conveniently located in the greater Utica area, this not-for-profit, non-sectarian cemetery is known world wide for its rich historical value.  Many national, state, and local leaders rest at Forest Hill.  A Vice-President of the United States, veterans of many armed conflicts (including Medal of Honor Recipients),  political and industrial leaders and many philanthropic giants are at Forest Hill Cemetery; all representing the historic richness and greatness of Utica.

Let the charm, character and over 150 years of superlative service to the families of Utica become yours.

The staff of Forest Hill Cemetery is busy tirelessly maintaining its decades old reputation of dignity and care to families gone before.  They are ready to assist you in your time of need.


Please remember our

September burials:

Maria Bandak

Nettie Richardson

Olga Denisovich

Vladimir Sholokhov

Than Oo

Scott Brady

Arlene Turra

Marietta Granger

Barbara Sullivan

Charles LaPorte

Anna Burtskaya

Please remember our

October burials:

Raymond Lanaux Sr.

Bonnie Guarno

Bruce Quilter

Mary Quilter

Annie Voss

John Lee Phillips

June Green

Tatyana Andronovich

Patricia Knox

Mamie Barnes

Frances Clarke, Jr

Justin Dyer

Bu Nyein

Ronald Chapman

Cheryl Lee Yozzo

Fredrick Yazzo

LaVerne Friedel

Janos Steyer

Arseniy Grigoryev

Please remember our

August burials:

Keitha Ames

John Graf

Judith Graf

Roger Martin

Mary Martin

Alejandro Saldana

Thelma Jones

Linda Fresina

Roosevelt Wynder

Jorge Santiago

Mary Shaddon

Richard Aversa

Edward Bulat, Jr

Patricia Howard

Seymour Kessler

Helen Hawkins


Historic Forest Hill Cemetery, 2201 Oneida St., in Utica will hold its Annual Photo Contest.


This year’s theme will be “Autumn at Forest Hill”. Each photo submitted must be on and of the cemetery grounds during the month of October 2019.


The contest will run from October 1, 2019 until October 31, 2019. All entries must be turned into the cemetery office by 12:00pm, Friday, November 1, 2019. Only one photo per contestant. Each photo must be accompanied by a registration form. Registrations forms can be picked up at our office 2201 Oneida St., Utica, NY 13501 during regular business hours, or by visiting our website and printing a copy. All photos must be 8”x10” color or black & white.



Photos will be judged by Mrs. Frank Williams.


Winners will be announced at an informal reception at Childs Chapel (Forest Hill Cemetery) on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6 pm.




Prizes will be awarded-1st -$100, 2nd- $50 & 3rd $25


Good Luck to all who participate