Woodlawn Funeral Home and Woodlawn Memorial Park are located in Gotha, Florida, right outside of Orlando. The funeral home and cemetery teams are honored to serve you during one of the most personal and challenging stages of life.
Working together, the compassionate funeral home and beautiful cemetery provide the convenience of making all your funeral, cremation and burial arrangements at sister locations.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Veterans cemetery section
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Waterside views
- Multiple chapels
- Cemetery spaces available
- Custom headstones and markers
- Piano/organ on site
Family Estates are a distinguished tribute to a family legacy. They can be customized with stained glass, benches and landscaping
Grave markers that sit flush to the ground in the material of preference
- Upright headstones
Private or Community spaces for urns as well as caskets, that can be Indoor or outdoor
- Floral shop onsite
- Coffee lounge
- Onsite cemetery
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Scattering garden for ashes
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
White glove service
Locations offering the highest level of service and care
- Large reception area
Services available to support planning events
Options to have your personalized celebrations on outdoors on our property
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
- Intimate reception area
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
Ceremony where the tombstone is placed at your loved one’s gravesite
- Overnight visitations
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- Black car service
- White limousines
- Police escort available
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Latin music selections
- Catholic cemetery section
- Muslim cemetery section
- Jewish cemetery section
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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An inclusive funeral home
Woodlawn Funeral Home is next to Lake Rose and easily accessed from the Florida Turnpike, Spessard L. Holland East-West Highway, Old Winter Garden Road and Orlando International Airport. We serve the communities of Orlando, Winter Park, Lake Buena Vista and Clermont.
We want everyone who visits to feel welcome here. The team at our non-denominational funeral home is happy to incorporate your family's cultural or religious traditions into a funeral or memorial service. We work with people of all faiths and backgrounds and have worked closely with local Hindu and Muslim societies.
Our funeral chapels
Woodlawn Funeral Home has 3 modern chapels. The largest chapel—The Grove—seats about 170 people. The 2nd largest—The Meadows—accommodates about 75. It has a waterfall. With bookshelves filled with books and a cozy interior, The Library holds about 50 people. All of the chapels have hardwood floors and flat-screen televisions to show photos or videos.
Let's celebrate life
At Woodlawn Funeral Home, we pride ourselves on events that truly celebrate you or your loved one. Whether you are seeking a basic cremation with a champagne toast, a full traditional funeral service with a cemetery burial and a catered reception, or a creative outdoor celebration complete with a live band, favorite foods, a full bar and funeral favors, we take care of every detail. We are here to help you and your family celebrate a life like no other.
Imagine it: From scrapbooking to sailboats, guitars to golf balls, crab cakes to cupcakes, we take the things that mattered to someone and string them together to create a singular, heartfelt memorial.
Here for you
Woodlawn Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. We offer not only the compassion you expect from a locally operated establishment, but also the value you deserve.
Our deepest wish is to help you celebrate life with loving care. Please call us when you need us.
In 1926, Asher Peter and a group of civic leaders founded Woodlawn Memorial Park.
The cemetery was designed to be a beautiful place that would express ideals of life, hope, and new beginnings. Robert Neel joined the Woodlawn staff in 1949. He and his son were instrumental in the planning and preparation of the Life of Christ mosaic and many of the other features that now adorn the cemetery.
In 1976, a funeral home was added to the property. This made Woodlawn Memorial Park the 1st cemetery in the state of Florida to have a funeral home on its grounds.
Today, Woodlawn Funeral Home and Woodlawn Memorial Park are members of the Dignity Memorial® network.
Woodlawn Memorial Park cemetery
Woodlawn Memorial Park is an inclusive cemetery serving different faiths, cultures and beliefs. The property includes a large lake, 2 fountains and beautiful statues. It is a lovely final resting place and home to much wildlife.
The cemetery offers a wide selection of burial options, including in-ground burial with flush or upright memorials, a community mausoleum, family estates, private mausoleums and a cremation garden with cremation niches.
Because we believe in making everyone feel welcome, certain areas of the cemetery are dedicated to specific religions, including the Catholic and Jewish faiths. In 1954, Woodlawn began to develop the gardens that would eventually have various religious themes. The 1st garden was the Garden of the Apostle, and then other gardens followed, including the Garden of the Last Supper. A bronze statue of George Washington sits in the Masonic garden.
In 1986, we added the Garden of Memories to provide options for families who choose cremation. A graceful fountain adorns this garden, making it a peaceful place to reflect and remember loved ones.
Life of Christ mosaic
The community mausoleum, Mausoleum of Christian Heritage, holds the Life of Christ mosaic. This cherished artwork is modeled after a similar piece at another cemetery in California and depicts the life of Christ in 23 scenes (with a center panel showing the risen Christ).
Crafted in Italy and assembled in Orlando, the mosaic is made of more than 11 million bits of glass. Unveiled in 1993, it serves as an impressive backdrop for our annual Easter sunrise service. Featuring music from local artists and various clergy, the service is an annual tradition for many families in the area.
In 2008, Woodlawn Memorial Park opened Arbor Estates. With a stream, waterfall and fountains, this garden is the 1st of its kind in the Orlando area. It allows both traditional burial spaces as well as cremation interment areas.
Photos convey a lot, but we welcome you to see our cemetery property for yourself. Call us to set up a guided tour or drop by anytime.
Woodlawn Memorial Park features several gardens dedicated to veterans. The cemetery also has memorials dedicated to military members and the memory of those who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Woodlawn Funeral Home participates in the Homeless Veterans Burial Program, a cooperative effort with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and local veteran advocates and organizations. Through this program, homeless veterans with no family receive dignified military funerals with honors.
We also honor servicemen and servicewomen throughout the year, including on Memorial Day with American flags and National Wreath Laying Day, when we place wreaths on veterans’ graves.
Woodlawn Funeral Home and Woodlawn Memorial Park are invested in Gotha and surrounding communities. We host several events each year, including an Easter sunrise service, a Mother’s Day celebration and a December holiday remembrance. We are also involved in local rotary and chamber groups.
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