the meandering tree-lined roadways of Glen Eden,
each memorial garden is dedicated to one enduring
theme. Loved ones find comfort in selecting a
grave site to match the memories of a life well
lived to a principle or a devotion that helped
guide that life. In addition to the beauty of
nature and to add to the solace of visitors, each
garden of memories features an artistic focal
Centuries old oak trees, willows and crab apple
trees, interspersed with man-made beauty, follow
the 19th century philosophy that by reflecting
closeness to nature, we realize a greater closeness
may choose individual and family lots in any of
the gardens in our 140-acre grounds, where personalized
lawn-level solid bronze memorials maintain both
a distinctive remembrance and the visual appeal
of our age-old grounds.
in 2005, with a careful eye to enhancing the beauty
and richness of its surroundings, St. Gabriel
Mausoleum's rich and distinctive atmosphere encourages
visitors to reflect on the lives of loved ones
here any time of year, in comfort and security.
Dominating the space is the huge, exquisitely
carved bronze bas-relief wall of archangels, pictured
heralding a heavenward announcement.
The serenity and beauty of crypt or cremation
niche mausoleum entombment is enhanced by the
natural light that pours down from the huge skylights,
illuminating the rich greens and browns of the
fine Italian marble. St Gabriel Mausoleum
Individual crypts of Italian marble,
• True Companion Crypts - two crypt spaces
with a single front of Italian marble with a
• Deluxe Front Companion Crypts, side-by-side
crypts featuring a double-sized front in fine Italian marble and a bronze plaque,
• Marble fronted cremation niches,Stained
• Beveled glass-fronted niches for display
of personal memorabilia.
through the welcoming arch at the entrance to
Glen Eden Memorial Park in Livonia, and ahead
of you is our beautiful Chapel Mausoleum. Inside,
the many skylights, inspirational stained glass
and Italian marble and granite combine to create
a warm and comforting ambience.
The radiant colors bring serenity and dignity
to the space, which features corridors with crypt,
niche and cenotaph memorials, the inspiring glass-covered
atrium and large reception area. Committal services
and regularly scheduled remembrance services are
held in the intimate Rose Chapel and the more
spacious Chapel of Memories. Perhaps most impressive
is the massive cast bronze crypt wall of “Scenic
Michigan – God’s Creation.”
Besides being affordable, crypt, niche or cenotaph
ownership in the Chapel Mausoleum also allows
secure, year-round visitation, regardless of the
Chapel Mausoleum options include:
Individual crypts of Italian marble and granite
• True Companion Crypts – two crypt
spaces with s single front of Italian marble
with a bronze plaque
• Deluxe Front Companion Crypts, - side-by-side
crypts featuring a double-sized front in a choice
of Italian marbles and a bronze plaque
• Marble-fronted cremation niches
• Stained glass-fronted niches
• Beveled glass-fronted niches for display
of personal memorabilia
• Cenotaph plaques in bronze with name,
date of birth and death.
Eden offers many options for those who choose
the simplicity, dignity and affordability of cremation.
Cremated remains may be placed in a traditional
burial plot, in a mausoleum niche, or in our niche
If you prefer a traditional in-ground burial,
each of our themed gardens has available spaces. Each space can accept the urns of four loved ones.
If you prefer above ground, indoor inurnment,
our Chapel Mausoleum niche spaces provide enduring
memorials. You may choose from bronze, glass or
marble-fronted niche spaces. A glass-fronted niche
can display personal mementos selected by you
or your family, and allows for a truly personalized
tribute. Permanent bronze bud vases are available
for the placement of flowers.
Outdoors, our niche plaza is an ideal setting
for families to be close to nature while honoring
and remembering loved ones. This beautifully landscaped
area features a variety of niche locations. You
can choose from the sparkling niche fountain,
niche wall, niche garden wall, or the memorial
flagpole court that honors those who served their
country in military service, and their community
as police, firefighters and emergency personnel.
Traditional In-Ground Veterans’
Glen Eden is proud to offer a specially themed
resting place -- The Garden of Valor -- for Veterans
and their spouses.
The U.S. Government provides a 24” x12”
bronze grave marker free to each veteran. It includes
name, dates of birth and death, rank and service,
and the military cross.
For individual gravesites, you may purchase a
granite base for the government marker, with or
without a bronze flower vase that features the
military cross and a circle of stars.
For companion memorialization, you can purchase
a larger granite base that provides space for
the addition of a matching companion memorial-marker
and a military-style bronze flower vase.
Cenotaphs for Veterans Buried Elsewhere
In the Memorial Plaza adjacent to the Chapel Mausoleum
stands a majestic elevated flagpole, surrounded
by our Cenotaph Memorial, featuring a solid bronze
bas-relief sculpture depicting those who have
served our country.
Wherever your loved one’s remains are located
– at Glen Eden or anyplace else -- you can
add his or her name and date of birth and death
here, to stand with the names of fellow veterans,
on an 8” x 2” cast bronze plaque.
An additional way to honor his or her contribution,
it also provides family and friends with a dedicated
and special place to visit.
Glen Eden’s Memorial Plaza Boulevard, we
offer a special way to honor loved ones who served
our community and our country – the Memorial
Flagpole Court. Here -- surrounding a majestic
elevated flagpole bordered by bronze sculptures
of police, firefighters, clergy and veterans --
are niches and cenotaphs to honor those who served.
The cremated remains of loved ones who wore the
uniforms of service can join their compatriots
here, in a variety of niche walls. And if the
remains are elsewhere, a bronze cenotaph memorial
gives family and friends a dedicated and special
place to pay homage.
we have your current address?
We want to keep our lot owners fully informed
in a timely manner. If there’s ever a change
in or addition to your phone numbers, postal or
e-mail address, please keep us up to date. Call
us at 248.477.4460 or e-mail your changes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sometimes, couples have different memorialization
Not everyone has a firm decision on their burial
wishes, and often, couples don’t want the
Our memorial advisors are dedicated professionals
who will fully and clearly explain all of your
options, so that individual choices can be accommodated.
Having worked with virtually every family preference
and situation, they’ll guide you through
the selection process so you’ll feel certain
you’ve made the right choices, whether the
couple reposes together, or separately.
Each Glen Eden traditional in-ground lot
can accommodate a single casket or a single casket and up to three
urns of cremated remains, or up to four urns. A mausoleum crypt can
accommodate a single casket or a casket
and an urn. Individual mausoleum niches
and companion niches for urns are also available.
A reminder about flower placement.
Fresh flower arrangements are allowed on lots
in a permanent bronze vase or a disposable vase.
Silk flower arrangements are only allowed to be
placed in a permanent bronze vase.
In mausoleums, one floral tribute per crypt or
niche is allowed to be placed on the benches or
other holders, where provided. Floral displays
may be placed in a vase affixed to the crypt front,
and are limited to items of eight inches (8”)
in height and six inches (6”) wide. Only
one floral tribute per crypt or niche is allowed
unless an additional vase has been placed on the
crypt or niche front.