About

Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater Mortuary has provided affordable and compassionate funeral and cremation services to Canoga Park, California, and its surrounding communities for nearly a century. All of our services are designed to help our client families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life.

Serving the diverse needs of the San Fernando Valley

Front exterior at Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater MortuaryOur location on Canoga Avenue is adjacent to Warner Center and serves our diverse California community. We regularly hold Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu and Muslim services, in addition to Christian and non-denominational services. Our motto "Celebrate a Life" makes each service unique and personalized.

Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater Mortuary's modern facility welcomes families of all sizes and provides an inviting space to hold customized celebrations of life. All cremations are performed at our dedicated, company-owned crematory that's close by. We are always dedicated to providing your family with compassionate, professional and personal service.

Compassionate, caring funeral home

Lobby at Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater MortuaryWe are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater Mortuary, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services in North America.

Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, or if you would like more information about our services.

In the community

Gates, Kingsley & Gates Praiswater Mortuary is actively involved in the San Fernando Valley community. We support the Valley Performing Arts Center and belong to our local Chamber of Commerce. We also support the LAPD Topanga Division Cadets and The Guadalupe Center in Canoga Park.

An informative community outreach program is held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 1pm to provide information to our families. To join us, please call (818) 348-3354.

History

The Praiswater Family opened their funeral home in what was then Owensmouth in the west San Fernando Valley. The Gates & Kingsley Families opened their Santa Monica funeral home in 1933 and built their Canoga Park location in 1961. Throughout the years, families have trusted us to honor their loved ones with services that uniquely reflect their lives.

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Ratings & Reviews

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Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"GKG provided caring service in extraordinary circumstances. The whole crew knew who I was, and responded to me as a person they knew. I can't give them the praise for professional actions that they deserve. They deserve all my praise:for practicality, and also for honesty. The Best."

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March 2022

"Great support. I do not live in the area so everything was done via phone or emails and everything was done very professional and to my request. And when I asked for guidance it was provided. I was very please and happy knowing that my father was in great care."

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February 2022

"La persona que nos ayudó nos dio un apoyo excelente y inolvidable Como familia"

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February 2022

"all was good except they did not take the cards off the flowers and write if it was a plant or flowers...I had to do it"

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January 2022

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