Since 1953, El Cajon Mortuary & Cremation Service has provided personalized and professional funeral services and cremation services to people from all walks of life. Throughout that time, our offerings have evolved to reflect the needs of San Diego-area families, but the funeral home’s commitment has always been to care for those who have lost loved ones with dignity and respect—and to provide peace of mind in troubled times.
- Large capacity chapel
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation cemetery options
- Option for mail delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
- Catered events
Arrangements by phone and email
Complete funeral planning without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Popular music selections
Other Languages Spoken
- Multicultural funerals
We want you to feel confident planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one. Here are some of the unique benefits we offer to help relieve your family of emotional and financial burdens.
National plan transferability
Personal Planning Guide
Free online obituary
Experts in honoring veterans
Away from home protection
Celebration of life
Compassion help line
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Personalized funeral services
Conveniently located off the I-8 Freeway, our funeral home is warm and welcoming, and our team is experienced and compassionate. With a large, light-filled funeral chapel and intimate viewing rooms, we can accommodate funeral and cremation services of all sizes. We offer a broad range of affordable options and work with people of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. Our team strives to always accommodate the many cultures of East County; staff members speak not only English but also Spanish and Chaldean. We’re also experienced in the traditions and customs of Native American funeral services. Whether your family is seeking a large traditional funeral with a casket viewing and a catered reception afterward or a small cremation service followed by a champagne toast, our caring professionals will design a memorial that deeply reflect your loved one’s life.
We believe that each person is special, and a unique life deserves a unique celebration. Our funeral directors are experienced in creating one-of-a-kind tributes that celebrate a person’s interests and individuality. They are practiced at finding inspiration in a hobby, passion, style or favorite song and using it to inform a service like no other. From a mariachi band and margaritas to golf-themed decor and monogrammed golf balls, from sandy floors and surfboard decor to an art display and watercolor takeaways, if you can imagine it, we will do our best to make it happen. Whatever you need, we are here to help you and your family celebrate life.
We will also help handle details such as writing an obituary, initiating a death certificate, coordinating pallbearers and creating a multimedia tribute.
Affordable cremation services
We believe cremation should be about memories, not high prices. Cremation is important in certain religions and cultures, but regardless of cultural or religious affiliations, more and more families are choosing cremation over other options. The funeral home partners with a locally owned and operated crematorium and provides several options for cremation services. Get more information on starting prices for cremation.
Some families choose direct cremation without a service of any kind. Some families opt for a traditional funeral service with the body present, followed by cremation. Still others have a loved one cremated and then hold a celebration of life at the funeral home, cemetery or a location especially meaningful to the person being remembered. Let us know what you’re thinking, and we will help you sort through the cremation options.
Funeral planning experts
Planning a funeral or cremation in advance helps relieve your family of the emotional and financial burdens of making final arrangements during a hard moment. When you outline your wishes ahead of time, you do more than make sure your life will be celebrated the way you envision it, you also help alleviate future stress for those you love. Dignity Memorial® providers are funeral planning experts who can walk you through your options. With no obligation and at no cost to you, a funeral planning professional can give you insight into your choices and help you decide the exact right funeral or cremation arrangements for your personal preferences, family customs and budget.
Committed to caring for your family
Coping with the death of a family member or friend isn’t easy, but when you choose a Dignity Memorial provider, we pledge to help you plan a fitting funeral or cremation service, guiding you ever step of the way, so that you can be with friends and family when you need them most.
Please contact our San Diego funeral home if you need immediate assistance or if you would like more information about funeral planning, affordable cremation services or anything else. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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