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Colonial Chapel is a funeral home at 2626 High St. It has been at the location since 1956. 1,3

Previously Colonial Chapel was at 2210 Webster St. 2 It was run by James W. Kerins and Mrs. E.M. Kerins beginning in 1941. It was the successor to Julius S. Godeau Mortuary. 4 It was known as Colonial Mortuary beginning c.1936; Godeau died in 1934, but it (and other mortuaries in S.F. and L.A.) were run by Julius S. Godeau, Inc. 5

Not to be confused with Truman's Colonial Chapel.

Links and References

  1. Elizabeth Foster obituary Oakland Tribune November 5, 1956
  2. Julia Gould obituary Oakland Tribune March 18, 1956
  3. Elvira Antonelli obituary Oakland Tribune June 14, 1956
  4. Notes on Bay Commerce Oakland Tribune July 16, 1956
  5. ad Oakland Tribune March 8, 1936
  6. Mortuary Observes First Anniversary Oakland Tribune January 17, 1943