Altadena, California: Tomb Of Superman

George Reeves, TV's Superman, shot himself in the head in 1959. His ashes are in the Pasadena Mausoleum at Mountain View Cemetery.

Mountain View Cemetery

Address:
2231 Raymond Ave., Altadena, CA
Directions:
I-210 to the Lincoln Ave. exit. Drive north on Lincoln for four blocks and turn right onto Woodbury Rd. Drive four blocks, cross Fair Oaks Ave., and take the next left onto Raymond Ave. The Mausoleum will be on the left. George Reeves' ashes are in the first corridor to the left; the brass box holding them is behind glass next to his mom, Mrs. Bessello.
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Remains of Superman.

Tomb Of Superman

Facing the tomb, George Reeve's mother is on the right (his left) and his great aunt is on the left (his right). Although most sources describe her as George Reeve's aunt, she is actually his mother's aunt. So, his great-aunt. Virginia was never married.

[Debbie, 07/19/2014]

The cremated remains of the 1950s television actor who played Superman are in the Pasadena Mausoleum at Mountain View Cemetery.


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