Monday, April 20, 2009

Bretheren Hillcrest Retirement Chapel 4-14-2009

Bretheren Hillcrest, located in La Verne, is a fabulous retirement community! Their chapel was the perfect venue for this lovely memorial service. The attendees were invited to a sumptuous feast at in the same facility.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park Long Beach

Forest Lawn Memorial Park of Long Beach is located just across the street from All Souls Mortuary. I couldn't resist snapping this shot and of course, dropping off some business cards.

All Souls Cemetery and Mausoleum Long Beach 4-13-2009

All Souls Cemetery and Mausoleum of Long Beach is a gorgeous facility. I was pleased to be able to assist the family. I got a call at 7:30 am and was able to play for the 1:00 pm service!

Riverside National Cemetery 4-7-2009

Riverside National Cemetery is a spectacular cemetery for veterans and their families. The services are rather short, but this one was lovely. There was a dove release as well as the harp.

Saddleback Church Lake Forest 4-3-2009

Saddleback Church located in Lake Forest, was the venue for this lovely memorial service. The facility is gigantic, but this intimate family service was held in one of the smaller chapels.

San Antonio De Padua Church Los Angeles 3-31-2009

San Antonio de Padua is one of the oldest churches in Los Angeles. The family from the previous evenings visitation service, asked me to join them for this solemn funeral mass. Mariachis made this poignant service, even more lovely.

Resurection Cemetery Montebello, 3-31-2009

Resurrection Cemetery located in Montebello was the final resting place for this families loved one the Mariachis played there as well for this dramatic service.

Calvary Cemetery-Los Angeles March 30, 2009

One of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, it has a lovely new chapel and this visitation service was packed to the brim.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church San Bernardino 3-27-2009

New Hope Baptist Church in San Bernardino
was the location for this huge service. The family was large, the venue was large and the tribute was large. I was proud to be a part of it. The program was arranged by Final Tribute Services.

March 23,2009 Acheson and Graham Riverside

Acheson and Graham is lovely facility and was the perfect location for this indoor service .

Friday, April 17, 2009

Mennifee Valley Memorial Park 2-21-2009

Mennifee Valley Memorial Park asked me to play for the dedication of their lovely new mausoleum. There was a bagpiper, as well.

Fairhaven Memorial Park 2-13-2009

Fairhaven Memorial Park was the setting for this service. Rain threatened , but did no real damage to this lovely family service.

Fairhaven Memorial Chapel Santa Ana 1-25-2009

Fairhaven's lovely chapel was the venue for this intimate family memorial for a much beloved uncle.

Fairhaven Memorial Park 1-20-2009

Fairhaven Memorial Park was the venue for this lovely military funeral.

Ascention Cemetery - Lake Forest, Ca 1-16-2009

Established 1965... Nestled in a residential area of Lake Forest, California, Ascension’s park like grounds provide a tranquil environment for those visiting their departed loved ones. The Guardian Angel Mausoleum, located in the center of the cemetery, is the newest mausoleum in the Diocese.

San Francisco Solano Catholic Church 1-16-2009

San Fransisco Solano Catholic Church is a gorgeous, large church located in Ranch Santa Margarita. This was a poignant service for the devastated family of an infant.
Fairhaven Memorial Services of south Orange County took care of the arrangements.

Harvest Christian Fellowship Riverside 1-14-2009

Harvest Christian Fellowship is a gorgeous, larger church located in Riverside.

The family asked for a lot of music and had a guitar/vocalist as well as the harp.