Saint Gertrude's Roman Catholic cemetery is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The cemetery property is immense, beautiful, and well-groomed. Visitors get an inkling of the age and dignified design of the property as they pass through great stone pillars at its entrance gates.
Located in Woodbridge Township near Colonia, the cemetery has long met the needs of area and surrounding community Catholics. For generations, the cemetery has offered beautiful locations, dignified and compassionate services, and provided a deep sense of caring, loyalty and concern for grieving family members and loved ones.
Belonging to the Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark, staff at the cemetery provides traditional Catholic burials in-ground, in crypts, or mausoleum interment as well as offering green burial or natural burial options. Staff at the facility speaks a number of languages including English, Portuguese and Spanish. Ample parking and well-groomed driveways and paths through the cemetery offer easy access to all sections of the property.
The property is the final resting place of sports figures, actors, writers and politicians. The hundreds of acres that encompass the property are lush and green, with long rows of trees surrounding many of the sections of the property. The main buildings of the property are located in the northeast corner, with acres of sections sprawling to the west and south, surrounded by quiet, rural community. The location of the cemetery property offers a sense of solitude, quiet, and privacy for visitors paying respects or memorializing family or friends.
The cemetery property is located just east of the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey, close to Rahway and a few minutes north of downtown Colonia. Visitors may access the property from Interstates 287 to the south or the 78 to the north with a northbound or southbound turn on Garden State Parkway. Turn east on Inman Avenue and the cemetery property is located on the south side of the street.