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Peninsula Memorial Park, a cemetery in Newport News, Virginia, offers 100 acres of high rolling terrain, stately trees and the trademark seasonal color changes of the Virginia Peninsula. Our southeastern Virginia memorial park is a place where family and friends can come to reflect in a space of natural beauty.
- Cremation Memorials
- Customized Memorials
- Flat Markers
- Private Family Estates
- Private Mausoleums
- Upright Headstones
An ideal resting place in Newport News
Choose the distinctive burial option that best suits your needs. Stately trees and manicured shrubbery dot the landscape between our memorial gardens, which feature traditional in-ground burial and above-ground entombment. Interment of cremated remains marks an option for those who prefer cremation. We also have family estates to provide the reassurance of one central gathering place where future generations can assemble to pay respects.
Our Tower of Memories Chapel dates to the founding of the cemetery and contains 1 of the few Deagan Chime Systems still operating in a North American cemetery today. All these features combine to provide a quiet and picturesque environment to honor the memory of your loved ones.
To better serve our families, we are affiliated with Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home in nearby Hampton, Virginia.
Here to serve you
Our expert cemetery team at Peninsula Memorial Park stands ready to assist you with cemetery services in Newport News. We have the deep experience of nearly a century of giving comprehensive care to the entire Hampton Roads area.
We’re proud of our property and the facilities we make available to you and your loved ones in your time of need. We invite you to schedule a tour of our memorial park's distinctive features and we'll be happy to show you around.
On April 23, 1932, Peninsula Memorial Park became a reality. To mark this momentous occasion, the cornerstone was placed for the cemetery’s Tower of Memories Chapel and Tower Chimes, a 1st for the Virginia Peninsula. From that date, the Tower of Memories has been a focal point and stability symbol to the surrounding communities. The architecture of the building reflects the rich colonial traditions of the Peninsula area.
Music to the ears
In 1992, to commemorate 60 years of heritage, the Tower of Memories and its classic Deagan Chime System were completely renovated. Pews were installed in the chapel to accommodate intimate committal services. Over the years, the chimes were restored to original working condition—to once again be available to ring for cemetery services and special occasions.
Continued growth and expansion
Through the foresight of the founders, the cemetery’s original 17 acres has expanded to 100 acres of burial property with mausoleum complexes and accessory buildings for the cemetery needs of all the surrounding communities.
We cherish the community we serve and invite you to join us for our upcoming events.
March 15, 2019 through April 1, 2019
In preparation for the spring and summer seasons, please remove all flowers and memorial tributes from memorial and grave sites in the cemetery, including all items in vases, by March 15, 2019. After this date, any remaining materials will be removed by cemetery personnel.
"My parents up in ct had prearrangment for both funeral & cemetery. We interviewed 4 funeral homes & 3 cemetery in 2000. Chose parklawn and peninsula memorial pk."
"Too expensive for services provided ex. $2000 00/100 to open the gravesite"
"Staff was fantastic. The facility needs to have more chairs available and one of our chairs was broken, we set it aside or nobody would fall."
"The cemetary is beautiful and the whole staff are professional, kind, and caring people."
"I fulfilled the prearranged wishes of my deceased mother. The staff was excellent in seeing that those arrangements were carried out in a professional and dignify manner."