Oakview Cemetery, located in Oakland County, Michigan is one of the most lush, green cemeteries in the area. Designed with over a dozen beautiful and serene sections, meandering pathways through the cemetery property offer Royal Oak and surrounding community residents with a beautiful, park-like atmosphere and are a number of attributes which have made Oakview Cemetery one of the best known in the county.
Staff at Oakview Cemetery have served area of residents for decades, offering a variety of burial options including cremation, for multi-denominational and multicultural needs. For generations, area residents have relied on the compassionate, considerate and caring staff at Oakview, which offers a final resting place for area notables, veterans of foreign wars, and political figures.
Oakview Cemetery is also very proud of its beautiful Holocaust Memorial sculpture, honoring and dignifying the lives and sacrifices of those who perished in concentration camps during World War II. Surrounding the memorial, acres of beautifully manicured and cared for lawns, trees and shrubs offer visitors and loved ones a secluded, peaceful and comforting environment.
The sections of the cemetery property are laid out according to letters of the alphabet, with a variety of beautiful locations, sections and plots that offer resting places in the shade or under the warm Michigan sunshine. Groundskeepers take obvious pride in their ability to maintain the property, which is perpetually green except in the coldest winter months. Well groomed pathways meander around and over gently rolling hillsides, dips and hilltops, graced with a variety of deciduous and evergreen trees that offer shade and support.
Offering a blend of past and present, history and future, above ground tombstones, private estates, family plots and markers bring to life the rich history of the Royal Oak community and offer today's visitors a glimpse into the dignity, loyalty and compassion through which staff at Oakview Cemetery meet the needs of the community.
Covering dozens of acres, Oakview Cemetery is located north of downtown Detroit, nestled between the quiet bedroom communities of Royal Oak, Clawson, and Berkeley. The cemetery property is accessible from downtown Detroit on Interstate 75 (north/south) as well as Interstate 696, running due east and west. Visitors arriving from Interstate 696 may take South Main Street due north to Gardenia Avenue, while visitors traveling north or south on Interstate 75 may take the westbound exit of Gardenia Avenue to North Main Street.