Skylawn Memorial Park (San Mateo, California)

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A rifle detail of Marines from Inspector-Instructor staff San Jose, Calif., fire a 21-gun salute in honor of the first Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Wilbur Bestwick, at Skylawn Memorial Park Nov. 11, 2008

Skylawn Memorial Park is an 120-acre (49 ha) cemetery, mausoleum, crematorium, columbarium and funeral home complex in San Mateo, California, directly accessible from State Route 92. Interment records are at 1,308.[1] The park's owners, NorthStar Memorial Group, also operate the Chapel of the Chimes columbarium in Oakland, the Chapel of the Chimes memorial park in Hayward, and Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes in Sacramento.[2][3]

Notable burials


  1. ^ Skylawn website
  2. ^ Chapel of the Chimes Oakland
  3. ^ Chapel of the Chimes Hayward
  4. ^ Bobby Lee Bonds at Find a Grave
  5. ^ Baggarly, Andrew (March 21, 2016). "Giants coach Gary Davenport lost a father, and gained a legacy to uphold". Bay Area News Group. 
  6. ^ Bill "Bugs" Werle at Find a Grave

External links

  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Skylawn Memorial Gardens
  • Skylawn at Find a Grave

Coordinates: 37°29′29″N 122°22′23″W / 37.4913°N 122.3730°W / 37.4913; -122.3730

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