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About Us

The Skyway Difference

Our Purpose

Since 1951, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the Palmetto 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.

Words we live by
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
Our Family is here for yours

Our pledge

What we stand for

We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.

Care
We treat you and your loved one as if you were our part of our own family, providing the support and serenity you need.
Comfort
We go the extra mile to ensure that families are given the compassion they so desperately need during this time.
Plan
We are your trusted guide in times of immediate need, as well as when you're ready to make plans for the future.
History & Staff

Our Story

Learn the legacy

We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family. People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.

Splendor for acres

Skyway Memorial Gardens was established over 55 years ago on 41 acres of pristine countryside dotted with majestic oak trees and traditional Florida fauna. Today, the countryside has been transformed into beautiful manicured gardens that offer visitors beauty, peace and solace.

Dedication, compassion & experience

We have built a reputation for excellence and are committed to creating a unique personalized experience for every individual. We know the importance of small details and assist in creating an experience that is just right for your needs and preferences. Whether it is a simple service or an elaborate one, we work diligently to ensure that it is a memorable experience.

One-stop convenience

Known for its dignity, peace and serenity, Skyway Memorial offers the one-stop convenience of an expansive funeral home and cemetery. Skyway offers several forms of memorialization throughout our gardens.

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Skyway by the numbers

90K+

Legacies Honored

57

Years in Business

485K+

Moments Remembered

Our team

Meet our amazing staff

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.

Locations

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Our Locations
Why Us

We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.

Memorable Tributes
Full-Service Arrangements
We proudly provide both funeral and cemetery arrangements to make the process seamless and customized to your needs.
Online Funerals
We've adapted our services to make it easier for friends and family to participate from home. Please call us at (941) 803-7626 talk through your options.
24/7/365 Care
For generations we have stood by our commitment to caring for our community. We're here for you anytime you need us.
Virtual Appointments
All arrangements can now be made remotely. We'll work together however you feel comfortable, whether it's by phone, video conference or email.
Testimonials

What Families Are Saying

Real Stories from Real People

Kim Meyers was an exceptional Funeral Director. She anticipated and answered all of my questions and took a huge burden off of me. The service was lovely and everyone at Skyway was accommodating. I would highly recommend them.

Brenda Crist 5 stars

Thank you so much for EVERYTHING. You are a very compassionate man. You helped me deal with dad's death better than I could have ever expected. Just taking the time for these videos shows that, even though the service is done, you still took extra time...bless you. Again, thanks for your help, J.C

J.C 5 stars

Dean - On behalf of P. and D. J. and my husband L.,and myself, we want to thank you very much for helping us every step of the way following the death of our mother, D.H. Your understanding and patience throughout the process eased things for us considerably.

P.H. 5 stars

Tracey - On behalf of P. and D. J. and my husband L., I want to convey our thanks for your assistance in arranging things there at Skyway Memorial after the death of our mother, D.H. Again we appreciate your helpfulness at such a sad time for our family.

P.H. 5 stars

Tracy, Dean and Staff - We want to thank you for everything you did for our daughter, D.W.'s service. At a time when there is so much grief and heartbreak in our lives it was comforting to have such caring and organized people help us through this difficult time.

G. & D. H 5 stars

Thank you Tracy for the flowers you put in our vases on Monday ( R.H.) Please understand that we blame no one - we were just surprised to see them gone again! There is no way to control such things in a place that size. We enjoyed the hot dogs. Have a great summer.

J.H. 5 stars
Careers

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We're hiring

We offer a healthy work/life balance and invite ideas and innovation. Skyway Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services is where our team members' purpose and passion unite.

Why Plan Ahead?

Plan for the future, today.
By planning your funeral, you can make sure your life is celebrated the way you want, and give your loved ones the peace-of-mind they need when the time comes.
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