Final Resting Place:
Resurrection Burial Park
899 E Lincoln Avenue
Piscataway, New Jersey,
Grave Location Description
As you enter the main gate to the cemetery turn left on St. Patrick, then turn right on St. Paul. With Section 8 on your left, drive 500 feet to the two private crypts directly behind the large mausoleum complex. Park on the right at the elaborate Rosamilia monument and the second monument off the road rests the guitar giant.
Grave Location GPS40.53614005703687, -74.46739754501756
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