Ascension Cemetery has accepted responsibility for the care of more than 4,000 Catholics and members of their families. Currently the cemetery averages 175 annual committal services in graves, mausoleum crypts or cremation niches.
The cemetery is divided into 5 developed sections for ground burial. A community chapel mausoleum with both crypts and niches, and the cemetery office was constructed in 1990.
Notable cemetery features include the entrance carving of Jesus ascending into heaven, a large natural pond over which one must cross to approach the mausoleum complex and the cemetery office. There are also various shrines throughout the cemetery sections.
One Hundred and Sixty-five acres of the cemetery remain to be developed to accommodate the burial, entombment and inurnment needs of Catholics and members of their families throughout the greater New York and New Jersey areas.