Posts Tagged ‘Westwood Cemetery’

Monroe’s Marker Defaced…

Monday, February 23rd, 2009


Marilyn Monroe’s grave marker vandalized!


  Marilyn Monroe's defaced grave

 Marilyn Monroe’s grave marker (Courtesy of Gary L. Hill)


Some ghoul has defaced the grave marker of actress Marilyn Monroe at Westwood Cemetery. This photo, which was taken by a friend about 2 weeks ago, shows that either a key or knife may have been used to deface the actresses’ marker. It’s not known if it has been repaired or replaced. If anyone has that information, please post a comment.


What can be said about a person that would do something like this to Monroe’s grave marker or to anyone’s grave for that matter.



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Funeral For Bettie Page…

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008


Bidding Bettie Page farewell


Bettie Page funeral


The pinup queen, who died Thursday at 85, was remembered at a private service conducted by the Rev. Robert Schuller.


By Louis Sahagun
Los Angeles Times
December 17, 2008


Legendary pinup queen Bettie Page was remembered at a private memorial service Tuesday as a taboo-breaking model who later gave it all up to become a devout Christian — only to reenter the public eye as a sexy trendsetter.


“So it is only fitting that her final resting place be here, not far from Marilyn Monroe’s final resting place,” said Mark Roesler, chairman of Indianapolis-based CMG Worldwide, which markets Page’s image, during the rite held at the Pierce Bros. Westwood Village Memorial Park.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)



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