snopes.com: Marilyn Monroe Funeral Photo Although the above-displayed photograph does not actually show Marilyn Monroe in her casket, they do depict how she may have looked at the time of her burial. According to the Los Angeles Times, Monroe wore a green dress and scarf as she was laid to rest Read more at http://www.snopes.com/photos/people/marilynfuneral.asp#3GvETPCcmyjCWM94.99
Marilyn Monroe Funeral Photo : snopes.com It is a photograph of a sculpture by Italian artist Paolo Schmidlin. In real life she wore a green sheath dress with a green scarf around her neck. In her hands was a bouquet from Joe DiMaggio
Marilyn Monroe's funeral took place at 1:00pm on August 8, 1962, at the Westwood Village Mortuary Chapel on the grounds of the Westwood Memorial Cemetery. She was buried in what was known at that time as the "Cadillac of caskets" - a hermetically sealing antique-silver-finished solid bronze "masterpiece" casket lined with champagne colored satin-silk.
Marilyn Monroe's funeral..... sad fact: marilyn was set to remarry dimaggio right before her death, actually the day of her funeral was to have been the date of her re-marriage to joe ... 8/8/62. hes quoted saying "instead of kissing you at the alter, i kissed you in your casket." so sad.