Funeral Homes in Holy City, CA

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Holy City.

Suburbs of Holy City: Redwood Est.

Zip codes in the city: 95026, 95044.

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Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation, Incorporated

The Alameda Family is proud to be in the fourth generation of Local Family ownership. Our grandfather, Alan A. Alameda started his first funeral home in San Jose. Then in 1969, he established Saratoga-Cupertino Funeral Home, now known as Alameda...

Spangler Mortuaries

Our firm was established in 1934 in Mountain View by Martin J. Spangler, Sr. and his wife, Mary. At the time of his death in 1977 he had given over 50 years of his life to the mortuary profession. Not only did the profession benefit from his...

Ave Maria Memorial Chapel

Our family is dedicated to helping you share the stories that make this community great. We provide a place to cry, to laugh, and most importantly, begin the healing process that follows the loss of a loved one. Whether traditional or unique, we...

Nearby Funeral Homes for Holy City

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Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation, Incorporated
12341 Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd
Saratoga, CA 95070
Ave Maria Memorial Chapel
609 Main St
Watsonville, CA 95076
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Bay Area Cremation & Funeral Services
1189 Oddstad Dr # Or
Redwood City, CA 94063
Berge-Pappas-Smith Chapel of the Angels
40842 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538
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Castroville Cemetery
8442 Moss Landing Rd
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of San Jose
Old Piedmont Rd
Milpitas, CA 95132
Cremation & Funeral Resource
12341 Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd
Saratoga, CA 95070
Cremation Products Incorporated
520 Pilgrim Dr
Capitola, CA 95010
Crippen & Flynn Carlmont Chapel
1111 Alameda
Belmont, CA 94002
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Felton Cemetery Association
Felton Empire Rd
Felton, CA 95018
Fremont Memorial Chapel Mortuary
3723 Peralta Blvd
Fremont, CA 94536
Funeral Consumer Alliance
463 College Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
22555 Cristo Rey Dr
Los Altos, CA 95108
Gavilan Hills Memorial Park
129 4th St
Gilroy, CA 95020
Grissom's Cremation & Burial
3614 Thornton Ave
Fremont, CA 94536
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Holy Cross Cemetery & Mauslm
2271 7th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Home of Peace Cemetery
300 Curtner Ave
San Jose, CA 95115
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Jones Mortuary Incorporated
660 Donohoe St
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
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Mehl's Colonial Chapel
222 E Lake Ave
Watsonville, CA 95077
Mission Funeral Group
900 E Hamilton Ave Ste 100
Campbell, CA 95009
Monterey Bay Memorial Park
885 Strawberry Canyon Rd
Watsonville, CA 95004
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Pajaro Valley Memorial Park
127 Hecker Pass Rd
Watsonville, CA 95019
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Redwood Chapel
847 Woodside Rd
Redwood City, CA 94061
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Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln St
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Saratoga Cemetery District
14766 Oak St
Saratoga, CA 95071
Skylawn Memorial Park
92 Skyline Dr
Redwood City, CA 94028
Soquel Cemetery
550 Old San Jose Rd
Soquel, CA 95073
Spangler Mortuaries
799 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94040
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White Oaks Chapel
847 Woodside Rd
Redwood City, CA 94061
Wyant & Smith Funeral Home
174 N Sunnyvale Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Facts about Holy City, California

Holy City is an unincorporated community in Santa Clara County, California. Once a Utopian community, it is arguably now a ghost town. The town is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, off State Route 17 on Old Santa Cruz Highway, at 37°09′25″N 121°58′44″W (37.1568904, -121.9788476). It is part of the Lexington Hills census designated place. Its ZIP code is 95026, and its area codes are 408 and 669.Holy City was founded in 1919 by cult-leader William E. Riker and about thirty of his followers. Calling his ideology \"The Perfect Christian Divine Way\", Riker preached celibacy, temperance, white supremacy, and segregation of the races and sexes.Riker bought the 142 acres (57 ha) that became Holy City. Here he offered tourist services including a restaurant and gas station. The town was incorporated in 1926.A radio station was built in 1924 and went on the air on July 7 of that year under the call letters KFQU. The station went off the air in December 1931, and had its license renewal denied on January 11, 1932, due to \"irregularities.\"The religious community had no church; services were held in Riker's home. Holy City expanded to three hundred residents during the 1930s.The town began to decline in the 1940s. With the construction of State Route 17, Holy City was no longer on the main route through the mountains. With the end of the Depression, many of Riker's followers were able to find work elsewhere. The town was disincorporated in 1959, and Riker lost control of the property. Several of the buildings mysteriously burned down shortly afterwards.The Holy City Zoo, a comedy club in San Francisco, had the sign, table and chairs that all came from the original site.

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History

With the end of great depression Depression, many of Riker's followers were able to find work elsewhere. Holy City is an unincorporated area community in Santa Clara County, California. Holy City expanded to three hundred residents during the 1930s. Several of the buildings mysteriously burned down shortly afterwards. Here he offered Tourism services including a restaurant and Filling station station.

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