The Skyway Difference
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.
We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.
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.
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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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.
Area General Manager
Brian is a stand out patriot who proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps. He is passionate about being an American and serving veterans. Brian’s commitment to Skyway Memory Gardens is personal as his young daughter Brittany, who lost her battle with cancer is interred at our sister cemetery Sunset Memory Gardens. In 2016, he lost his 27-year-old son Stephen as well, who is also interred at Sunset. Brian has turned his adversities in life to fuel his unwavering desire to help families going through loss. Brian’s leadership has brought incredible upgrades and beautification to Skyway. He has been married for 37 years to his lovely wife, Patty. They had two sons and a daughter, and 3 grandchildren.
Kimberly R. Meyers-Jamison began her career in the funeral industry in 2009 after losing seven close family members and friends. After witnessing some beautiful funerals and some terrible ones, she realized that she could make a difference and ensure that everyone receive the funeral they deserve. Kim truly believes in the power of personalized funerals and believes “your death should tell your story just as much as your life.”
After graduating from mortuary school, Kim moved to northern Virginia where she was able to take care of our nation's veterans almost daily by going to Arlington or Quantico National Cemeteries.
Unhappy with the traffic of the DC area, Kim and her husband Bruce packed up and moved to Lakeland, Florida, where she began working at Sunset Memory Gardens in Thonotosassa and then Skyway. Despite the long commute, Kim fell in love with Skyway and its potential as a Funeral Home and Cemetery. She looks forward to helping the families in Palmetto and the surrounding area. On Kim's very rare days off you can find her taking care of her dog Hutch, eating all of Florida's amazing food, sharing memes, volunteering at the SPCA of Lakeland and enjoying trips to the beach.
Evany was born in Florida and has been a resident of Palmetto for more than 30 years. Her professionalism in administration management brings compassion and dignity to Skyway Memorial Gardens in the time of need for our friends and families.
She is dedicated to ensuring superior service to our community and dedicated to providing the best experience in the “not so” desirable times that we face.
She enjoys sharing a laugh or two, spending time with family, helping others and has never met a stranger. She is happily married and has three children, a dog and a cat.
Area Sales Manager
Bill V Popovski
Began his career in the funeral and cemetery profession with North Star Memorial Group Fort Myers location in 2014. He is passionate about serving others in their time of need and is committed to integrity, dignity, and excellence. Born and raised Up State Buffalo NY Bill has been serving families for over25 years at his family-owned Country Market in a farm Town of Hamburg NY. ( Home of the Erie County Fair).
Accompanying families and working with wonderful and dedicated colleagues keeps me committed and engaged every day it is a privilege to serve others. Bill has two daughters and Son he is devoted to his family and committed to his faith. When Bill is not working ,he can be found in the outdoors fishing and spending time with family.
We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.
What Families Are Saying
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.CJ.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 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
News & Events
News Apr. 14, 2021
FEMA Offers to Help Families Cover Funeral Costs
Up to $9,000 in aid may be available for those who suffered the loss of a loved one from COVID-19.
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News Jul. 21, 2020
New, State-of-the-Art Crematory Opens
Continuing our tradition of providing superior customer service to local families, Memorial Park Cemetery, Crematory and Funeral Home in St. Petersburg is proud to announce the new...
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