The Memorial Park Difference
Since 1939, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the St. Petersburg community. We exist to serve the unique needs of every family. Learn our story. Lean on us. And let our expertise lead you through the best experience possible.
We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.
We invite you to discover who has made Memorial Park Funeral Home, Crematory and Cemetery the ultimate provider of creating healing experiences in the community. This section contains the heritage, vision, and the people behind Memorial Park Funeral Home, Crematory and Cemetery's reputation of quality, sincerity, and trust.
Splendor for acres
Memorial Park Cemetery was founded 80 years ago to serve the St. Petersburg community. The cemetery encompasses 104 acres, features two mausoleums and offers cremation gardens, cremation niches, a columbarium, and numerous garden sections.
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Crematory was constructed in the cemetery in 1991 to offer area residents complete funeral arrangements in one convenient location. The 11,500-square-foot facility has marble floors and includes a nondenominational chapel to accommodate 100 visitors, private family rooms, a coffee room and administrative offices.
Dedication, compassion & experience
We have built a reputation for excellence and are committed to creating a unique personalized experience for every individual that will properly honor a life well lived. We promote expression of individuality and encourage protecting your generations to come.
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Years in Business
We're members of the local community who have many years of experience caring for families from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Families know they can count on us to provide them the comfort they need when they need it most.
Amy L. Norris
Managing Partner, Operations
Amy L. Norris joined the Memorial Park Funeral Home team as Managing Partner of Operations in June 2020. She and her family moved to Florida from Kentucky and her love of the beach and warm weather, made her move to the area an exciting dream come true. Amy is a Licensed Funeral Director with over 25 years of service to families and many years of senior management experience. She considers the funeral profession her calling and she is passionate about helping families walk through the difficulties of losing a loved one. In July of 2022, Amy was promoted to Managing Partner of Operations at Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory and Woodlawn Memory Gardens. Her goal is to use her years of experience to ensure that the level of service and caring staff at Memorial Park and Woodlawn Cemetery is 5 Star and is an obvious choice for families in St. Petersburg and surrounding areas.
Amy has been married to her husband Danny since 2004 and they have four beautiful children. When not at work Amy enjoys exercising, listening to Christian music, and of course spending time with family at the beach!
Melanie K. Bowen
Funeral Home Manager
Melanie moved to Florida in 2001 from South Dakota. She received her degree in Funeral Service from St. Petersburg College after realizing she had received the calling to pursue her Funeral Director license. She has been a Licensed Funeral Director since 2003. She started with Memorial Park Funeral Home in 2010 and moved into the Funeral Home Manager role in August of 2022. Helping families walk through a dark time in their lives is what gives her life purpose and fulfillment. Melanie lives in the Meadowlawn area of St. Petersburg with her husband and 5 children and multitude of pets. When not working, Melanie enjoys spending time with her family and watching the Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Lightning.
Cemetery and Funeral Home Office Manager
Amber was born in Las Vegas and moved to Florida with her family as a teenager. She graduated from Saint Leo University with her Master’s Degree in Business. She has been a dedicated and supportive member of the funeral industry helping families for over 12 years. Amber joined the Memorial Park Team as Cemetery and Funeral Home Office Manager in October 2021. Her passion is maintaining a high-level of professionalism, empathy, compassion, and understanding while serving families.
Amber has two beautiful children, a very spoiled Boston Terrier, and lives in St. Petersburg with the love of her life, Randy. When not at work, Amber enjoys spending time with her family watching Ohio State football, visiting her hometown of Las Vegas, and walking the beach.
Kasha moved to Florida from Arlington, Texas in 2012. After spending six years in Boca Raton, she moved to the St. Petersburg area in 2018 when she joined the Memorial Park team as the Office Manager. Kasha’s administrative & management experience provided her with the necessary tools to guide our Admin team, provide beneficial support to our Sales team and to be a valuable part of our Leadership team. During her 3 ½ years in the Office Manager position, she also spent time learning the cemetery through working on Beacon, helping design gardens and mapping. After spending time in the Cemetery, she made the decision to change roles and accepted the position of our Cemetery Superintendent. Her focus and expertise help provide the best service possible to our families.
We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.
What Families Are Saying
I can't say enough about Jacob and how he handled all the details. He was pleasant, and informative about the entire process and was quick to respond to all my questions. I highly recommend Jacob and all the staff at Memorial Park Funeral Home.Author: Paul Kerr rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Emily was patient, kind, and absolutely wonderful to work with!Author: Deb rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Our family has been using this cemetary and funeral home for over 40 years and have several family members buried here or have used the funeral home and cremation services. Staff are always friendly and courteous.Author: Eleanor Rouse rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Peace of mind. All details were communicated either by phone or emails since we lived out of state prior to our travel there. We couldn't be more pleased with the professional, caring & understanding from the entire staff. They were great to work with and explained everything.Author: David Chapman rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Thank you for your very big Help for us. We really appreciate you all…Author: Grace Jane Santiano rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
My family and I felt at peace thanks to the team at memorial park funeral home. They are very attentive, compassionate, and there for anything you might need.Author: Denise Lorenz rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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News & Events
News Nov. 06, 2023
Press Release: World Warn II Pilot, 2nd Lt. Gilbert H. Myers, Returns Home
Pilot Accounted for from WWII (Myers, G.)
News Oct. 24, 2023
New Private Funeral Suite for Families
Our new private funeral suite provides families with a new level of comfort, convenience, and privacy.
News Oct. 24, 2023
New Developments: Green Lea Cemetery Garden
Memorial Park is proud to announce they have broken ground on their newest Cemetery Garden, Green Lea.
News Jun. 15, 2023
Introducing Waters Edge
We are excited to announce a new development at Memorial Park Cemetery... Waters Edge.
News May 01, 2023
There is no greater sacrifice than those who gave their lives to protect us. We honor all veterans who died protecting our country -- and those they left behind. We are proud to provide all...
News May 11, 2021
When a Loved One Dies Far from Home
When a loved one dies, it can be complicated to plan the funeral. There are many decisions to be made, from big choices such as the final resting place to small details such as the music and...
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