Mount Comfort Cemetery is a member of the Dignity Memorial network of family cemetery and funeral service providers. Located in beautiful Alexandria, Virginia, the cemetery offers a variety of services for area residents wishing for caring and compassionate services as well as memorial services throughout the year.
Staff at Mount Comfort Cemetery annually commemorates the services and sacrifices of all branches of military service members and women during their Avenue of Flags program, when 400 veteran's flags are erected throughout the cemetery property. Easter Sunday Sunrise services offered by Bethany Lutheran Church also attract hundreds of residents from the area and surrounding communities, and have done so for more than 50 years. Mothers are remembered on Mother's Day with floral remembrances.
Since 1945, Mount Comfort Cemetery has offered a variety of funeral and burial services that meet a variety of religious needs and cultural burial requirements. Encompassing just over 50 acres, the cemetery property is located at the highest point in Fairfax County. The property, situated on the banks of Great Huntington Creek, is considered historic and dates back to the time of George Washington.
The property offers gorgeous sculptures and monuments including memorial benches and statures and monuments such as the sculpted cherub found in the Wakefield Babyland section. The great stone feature called The Last Supper located in the Mount Eagle Garden and a statue of Mary in the Queen of Angels Garden are just a few of the lovely monuments throughout the property. A large statue of George Washington is located in front of the mausoleum in the Masonic Garden, as are statues in the Garden of Devotion and elsewhere throughout the well-manicured lawns of the sprawling property.
Visitors may access Mount Comfort Cemetery, located approximately 2 1/2 miles southwest of downtown Alexandria by taking Richmond Highway South with a turnoff onto South Kings Highway, also known as Route 633.