Greenwood Memorial Park is located in King County, Washington, offering cemetery and mausoleum services to county and surrounding county residents. Greenwood Memorial Park is a historical cemetery, blended with the Catholic Holy Cross Cemetery. The Greenwood Cemetery Association took charge of the memorial park and cemetery in the late 1950s and the two cemeteries merged in 1971.
Greenwood Memorial Park enjoys a perpetual beautification funded by city coffers, ensuring that the property is always well cared for and maintained. Burials at the property date back to the late 1890s, offering a rich glimpse into the past of King County through its cemetery records. Despite their merging, Greenwood Memorial Park and the former Catholic Holy Cross Cemetery are still separated by a line of trees, offering visitors as well as family's choices and options regarding plots and cemetery services.
Visitors to the property enter through wrought iron gates along a narrow asphalt path that winds through the cemetery, offering easy access to individuals of all ages. Shrubbery, evergreens, deciduous and native flora and fauna grace the property, well-maintained and groomed throughout the year. Stone benches located throughout the cemetery offer shelter and comfort to grieving family members and loved ones, situated under spreading branches.
Greenwood Memorial Park offers Seattle and King county residents with the peaceful, secluded and private environment in which to memorialize and honor their loved ones. Cemetery staff are always ready, willing and able to meet the needs of area residents, regardless of religious affiliation or demographic background. Greenwood Memorial park is also the final resting place of guitar legend Jimmy Hendrix.
The beauty of the American Northwest is apparent in the area surrounding
Greenwood Memorial Park, offering miles of lush greenery, crisp blue skies, and the peace and solitude of the rural community and location.
Located south of Seattle and directly east of Tacoma, Greenwood Memorial Park can be accessed from Interstates 5 or 405 with a turnoff in Auburn toward Enumclaw by taking the Auburn Enumclaw Road SE to 196th Avenue SE, with a turn east on Southeast 416th