Cemetery Board


  • Bill Taylor
    Term Expires: 2020
  • Paul Swan
    Term Expires: 2021
  • Vacant                                                     Term Expires: 2022
  •  Jeff Farrara, President                           Term Expires : 2022

  • Patricia Healey
    Term Expires: 2020
  • Penny Rzonca 
    Term Expires: 2021
  • Jeff Stoppenhagen, Council Representative
    Term Expires: 2021


The Cemetery Board serves as an advisor to the Mayor and Director of Public Service on the management, control and operation of all publicly-owned and/or publicly operated cemeteries and burial grounds located within the Village of Richfield.

The Cemetery Board as outlined in the Codified Ordinances Chapter 142 shall act in an advisory capacity to the Mayor, and the Director of Public Service concerning the operation and maintenance of the Village cemeteries. The Director of Public Service shall be responsible for the following duties related to the cemeteries:
  • Construction
  • Improvement
  • Inspection
  • Maintenance
  • Operation
  • Repair


The Board consists of six electors of the Municipality and a member of Council who shall be appointed by the President of Council. The six electors shall be appointed by the Mayor and shall be confirmed by a majority vote of Council for staggered terms of three years each. In making the appointments, the Mayor shall appoint three Board members to represent the interests of the West Richfield Cemetery and three Board members to represent the interests of the Fairview Cemetery.

Village Council Representative

Jeff Stoppenhagen is the Council representative for 2020.

Taking Part

Residents interested in serving on the Cemetery Board can contact the Mayor at 330-659-9201, ext. 222.

For More Information

The Board can be contacted by calling Christopher Papp Service Director, at 330-659-9201, ext. 5.