Antemortem Society

Antemortem Society

Taphophile taf′ō-fil′ē n. – One who has a love or fondness for cemeteries


The Antemortem Society (Young Friends) is a group of young adults and professionals (21-40) who love all things stones and bones and care about the preservation of Laurel Hill as an important historic landmark. In cooperation with the Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery, The Antemortem Society works to preserve and promote Laurel Hill’s historic character through educational and fundraising activities, volunteer projects and social events.

To join the Antemortem Society, select the Antemortem Society membership level. Membership benefits include:

  • Invitations to special Antemortem Society events
  • Discounts on Antemortem Society Programs
  • $3.00 off select public tours, programs and events on the regular Laurel Hill Calendar
  • 10% Discount in our online store
  • Invitations to special Members Only Events
  • The opportunity to meet and network with new people while supporting historic Laurel Hill Cemetery

Are you a young professional who’s already a member? Add Antemortem Society benefits to your current level by emailing For more information or to get involved, email