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Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

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Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park
Details
Location 1218 Glendon Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90024
Owned by Service Corporation International
Website .com.pbwvmortuarywww
Find a Grave Find A Grave.com - Westwood Memorial Park
Designated May 16, 2003
Reference no. 731

The Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery is a cemetery in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles, California. It is located at 1218 Glendon Avenue in Westwood.

Although it is the resting place of some of the entertainment industry's greatest names, it also contains the graves of many uncelebrated people. For example, when Marilyn Monroe died in 1962, Joe DiMaggio, responsible for Monroe's arrangements, chose Westwood not because of its celebrities but because it was the resting place of Monroe's mother's friend, Grace Goddard, and Goddard's aunt, Ana Lower, both of whom had cared for Monroe as a child.[1]

Contents

  • Notable burials 1
  • A 2
  • B 3
  • C 4
  • D 5
  • E 6
  • F 7
  • G 8
  • H 9
  • I 10
  • J 11
  • K 12
  • L 13
  • M 14
  • N 15
  • O 16
  • P 17
  • R 18
  • S 19
  • T 20
  • V 21
  • W 22
  • Y 23
  • Z 24
  • See also 25
  • References 26
  • External links 27

Notable burials

A

B

Headstone of Ray Bradbury, May 2012, prior to his death

C

D

E

F

G

H

The Armand Hammer Family Tomb in Westwood Memorial Park
Hayedeh's gravestone

I

J

K

L

M

The crypt of Marilyn Monroe on the North side

N

O

P

R

S

T

V

W

Y

Z

Unmarked grave of Frank Zappa, cemetery view looking South-East

See also

References

  1. ^ The Studio for Southern California History. Retrieved 21 February 2009.
  2. ^ http://gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=1876
  3. ^ Benjamine Odel Howard - Find A Grave Memorial

External links

  • map showing location of celebrity graves
  • California Cemetery and Funeral Bureau Certificate of Authority – Cemetery, License Number 506, Funeral Establishment License Number 951
  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Westwood Memorial Park

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