The first person buried in the Protestant section of Rockland Cemetery was Barbara Edlora (LaKing) Glew, born at Sugar Brook, York County, N.B., June 21, 1872. She was married on July 23, 1889, to Robert Glew, and died at the age of 27 years in 1899. In the Catholic section of Rockland Cemetery the first person to be buried was Agnes Bridget Clifford. She was born in McAdam and died on December 26, 1916 at the age of 10 years and 2 months.
Administration of Rockland Cemetery is provided by the Village of McAdam Rockland Cemetery Inc. comprised of nine directors, the mayor and councillors making five and an additional four directors elected at large at the annual meeting held on April 4, 2012.
The newly established Corporation is proud of the respect and care given to the deceased by loved ones as demonstrated by the beauty of the grounds and maintenance of grave sites. To ensure that the grounds
To locate the burial site of an individual, a plot or particular section in the cemetery, please choose from the list to the right. We are proud of our Web Page, the result of many hours of research and commitment by several volunteers.
Your further inquiry and/or contribution of information that could be helpful to further enhance this web page would be most welcome. You are invited to email us by clicking here at your convenience.
The Annual Meeting of the Cemetery Committee is held on the first Wednesday in April notice of which will be published in advance of the meeting.
The following business will be covered at the meeting:
- Presentation of an Annual Report
- Presentation of Annual Financial Statements
- Election of two  directors for a two  year or three  year term of office
- Any other business to come before the meeting