Sunset Hills Burial Cemetery, also known as Sunset Hills Burial Park and Sunset Hills Memory Gardens, is a member of the Dignity Memorial family network of funeral and burial service providers. Located in Stark County, Ohio, the sprawling green lawns and beautiful blue skies hovering over Sunset Hills make it one of the most beautiful, peaceful and tranquil locations in the county.
For years, staff at Sunset Hills have taken immense pride in their ability to serve multicultural and multi-denominational area residents, families, and friends of deceased loved ones, offering a variety of burial options and services to meet their personal and cultural needs.
Granite and marble monuments throughout the property display both old and new burial sites, offering a sense of permanency, sanctuary, and dignity to loved ones, past and present. Well maintained grounds, shrubbery, and trees throughout the property offer beautiful locations with a variety of vistas and views.
Sunset Hills Burial Park serves as the final resting place of major league baseball great Thurman Munson, famous Yankees catcher. The memorial to the baseball player is one of the most beautiful and visited attractions in the area. In addition, the cemetery property is one of the most famous and well known landmarks in the county, offering a diverse selection of memorial options including mausoleum, cremation niches, lawn crypts and traditional in-ground burial or interment.
Originally established in the early 1950s, Sunset Hills Burial Park and Memory Gardens have served generations of Ohio residents, and has met the Better Business Bureau's accreditation standards since the 1970s.
Located just south of Kent State University, the sprawling acres of Sunset Hills Burial Cemetery are also within close proximity of Lake O'Springs and Lake Cable, nestled between Canton and Akron on Interstate 77 (also known as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway). Individuals visiting the property can take the Everhard Road SW turnoff heading west, only moments from the Interstate.