Tag Archives: East Lawn

Meet your local embalmer: Cody Bartlett

There used to be a time when those who worked at East Lawn’s mortuaries acted as both embalmers and funeral directors, but times have changed and more recently the business has switched to centralized embalming out of the Greenback Lane

Hundreds of volunteers perform service at East Lawn

On Saturday, April 27, the annual program of Mormon Helping Hands performed cleanup, painting, and gardening at the City of Sacramento’s East Lawn Children’s Park, as well as at the East Lawn Memorial Park cemetery.  Hundreds of volunteers from The

Former East Sacramento resident was known as ‘Father of McClellan’

Editor’s Note: This is part eight in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. Among the most notable people to make their final resting place inside East Lawn’s two-story mausoleum

East Lawn mausoleum includes a variety of historical artwork

Editor’s Note: This is part five in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. Since its earliest years in the 1920s, the mausoleum at East Lawn Memorial Park has attracted

East Lawn Memorial Park’s mausoleum faced opposition during planning stages

Editor’s Note: This is part three in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. The centerpiece of East Lawn Memorial Park is its two-story mausoleum, which was built in 1926.

East Lawn Memorial Park’s establishment inspired by great flood of 1904

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a series about the rich history of and associated with East Sacramento’s award-winning East Lawn Memorial Park. For those who are familiar with Sacramento’s earlier years, it is no secret that floods influenced

Indigents to be remembered at East Lawn Memorial Park Oct. 20

In recognition of the indigents who died in Sacramento County during the past 160-plus years, an event sponsored by the Sacramento County Cemetery Advisory Commission, in conjunction with East Lawn Memorial Park, will be held at 4300 Folsom Blvd. this

Mystery of the Missing Markers

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series regarding the history of East Sacramento’s former New Helvetia Cemetery. It has been nearly 162 years since Captain John A. Sutter set aside 10 acres for his establishment’s first formal

ValComNews.com Funeral Services Directory

Valley Community Newspapers, Inc. now offers a comprehensive directory of Sacramento-area funeral homes and other services to assist you through the burial of a loved one. The directory is available on page 7 of our print publications (the Arden-Carmichael News,