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Phone: (412) ***-****  
Email: p***@***.com
Penn Forest Natural Burial Park
155 Colorado Rd
Verona , Pennsylvania 15147
United States

Company Description: Penn Forest Natural Burial Park is Pennsylvania's first exclusively green cemetery and is committed to creating a beautiful burial park where nature is at the...   more

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Pete McQuillin, chief ..., 20 Jan 2011 [cached]
Pete McQuillin, chief executive officer of Land Conservation Cemeteries, will seek a conditional use and a zoning amendment from the Penn Hills planning commission when it meets at 7 p.m. next Thursday in the municipal building.
There will be walking trails there for birders," Mr. McQuillin said.
"Mr. McQuillin talks about a green cemetery and how interesting it is.
"We have an agreement in principle with the property owners," Mr. McQuillin said. The real estate deal is contingent upon approval by Penn Hills planning commission and council, he said.
Land Conservation Cemeteries is buying the four acres "so we could run a driveway that didn't go anywhere near the neighbors," Mr. McQuillin said, adding that the driveway would be gravel.
Mr. McQuillin, who lives in the Spring Hill section of the city's North Side, is the founder of Green Burial Pittsburgh, a nonprofit educational group he started in 2008 to promote green burials. Land Conservation Cemeteries is a Pittsburgh-based for-profit that was incorporated in Pennsylvania on Dec. 24, 2009.
In Pennsylvania, cemeteries are overseen by the Department of State's real estate division, which ensures that people who sell plots are licensed and that an endowment fund is set up to properly maintain the grounds.
If the land is acquired, Mr. McQuillin said, "This will be the first exclusively green cemetery in the U.S. that's this close to a major metropolitan area.
Pete McQuillin - Cemetery ..., 2 Oct 2014 [cached]
Pete McQuillin - Cemetery Manager
As the manager of Penn Forest, Pete's duties include operations management, cemetery development, forest restoration, finance, sales, and marketing of the cemetery. Prior to Penn Forest, Pete was the president and founder of Green Burial Pittsburgh, Inc., a 501-c-3 non-profit organization, which he and co-founder Nancy Chubb started in January 2008 because of their personal desire for green burials for themselves and others in western Pennsylvania. His for-profit background includes starting two new businesses for PPG Industries, Inc., several businesses for Menasha Corporation, Inc., and running his own export sales business.
Pete is currently vice president of the board of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western Pennsylvania, and serves on the boards of the Kiwanis Club of Penn Hills and the Penn Hills Community Development Corporation. Pete previously served on the boards of the Spring Hill Civic League, the Pittsburgh Interfaith Impact Network, the Council on Realizing Excellence in Management, the Black and White Reunion and on church boards and committees. Pete has also done volunteer work for several other non-profit organizations.
Pete McQuillin can be contacted by email at or 412-927-0103.
Spring Hill History, 28 Dec 2014 [cached]
In 2008 the Civic League, in the hopes of greater neighborhood participation, sought out a larger board and was rewarded with new members Eileen Back, Karen McLellan and Pete McQuillin.
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On September 21, Pete McQuillin ..., 1 Oct 2012 [cached]
On September 21, Pete McQuillin gave an inspiring presentation about Green Burial at the Mother Earth News Fair.
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