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Green Hills Memorial Park

22Mar 2017

69th Annual Easter Sunrise Service

March 22nd, 2017|Events, Green Hills Memorial Park Annual Signature Events|

The 69th Annual Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 beginning at 6:00 am. This annual event draws approximately two thousand worshipers and has been celebrated annually at Green Hills since 1948. The multi-denominational service is sponsored by Green Hills Memorial Park and is held in conjunction with the San Pedro Pastor’s Fellowship. Several area pastors and ministers from various denominations throughout [...]

3Mar 2017

Our Circle of Life in a Story Book

March 3rd, 2017|Advanced Planning, Dealing with Death, Supporting our Community|

Life can be a mixed bag: Scary, Rewarding, Challenging, Joyful, Generous, Peaceful, and Hectic. Sometimes, all in the same day. But regardless, life is a story book -  our personal story book. It has a beginning, an end, and a legacy that follows. At Green Hills, we love to tell stories of lives well lived and include all who make that possible. We invite you to tell your story in our complimentary Advanced Planning Guide. [...]

24Feb 2017

How to Choose a Cemetery

February 24th, 2017|Advanced Planning, Dealing with Death, Supporting our Community|

Choosing a permanent resting place could be quite daunting. Whether the choice comes from the family after a passing or from the individual him/herself, several aspects should be considered: Cemetery Location: Being close to where we lived and have roots contributes to our sense of heritage and legacy. Having attended burials for others gives a sense of familiarity (and companionship) at a very lonely time; and providing our loved ones an accessible location to visit [...]

4Feb 2017

A Trustworthy Cemetery Near Me

February 4th, 2017|Advanced Planning, Dealing with Death, Supporting our Community|

A couple of years ago, my sister passed away. As a long time resident of the South Bay, she had given her husband instructions to have her buried at Green Hills Memorial Park. It made sense, but it also compelled me to wonder how most people choose (or should choose) something as important as an eternal resting place. Why do most people choose one cemetery over another, or over none at all? Patty had lived [...]

15Dec 2016

Emptying the Parents Home with Harmony and Guilt-free

December 15th, 2016|Dealing with Death, Supporting our Community|

Emptying the Parents Home with Harmony and Guilt-free Submitted by community member Susan M., Torrance   Sadly, both my husband and I lost our sets of parents in the last 5 years and had to perform the physical and emotional tasks of dismantling their homes. In part because each had its own set of circumstances, the presence of siblings, and the emotions of the moment, our two experiences were handled completely differently. Clearing out the [...]

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