Oakdale Mortuary and Oakdale Memorial Park have served the funeral, cremation and cemetery needs of Southern California's San Gabriel Valley with compassion and dignity since we opened our doors more than 130 years ago. Our mission is to continue providing our friends and neighbors with the high-quality services they’ve come to know—and go above and beyond expectations.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Mountain views
- Multiple chapels
- Cemetery spaces available
- Custom headstones and markers
Family Estates are a distinguished tribute to a family legacy. They can be customized with stained glass, benches and landscaping
Grave markers that sit flush to the ground in the material of preference
- Upright headstones
Private or Community spaces for urns as well as caskets, that can be Indoor or outdoor
- Coffee lounge
- Onsite cemetery
- Option for mail delivery of ashes
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Scattering assistance
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Intimate reception area
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
- Cemetery flower delivery
Other Languages Spoken
- Multicultural funerals
When planning a funeral, you should feel confident in your funeral provider. The Dignity Memorial family of funeral homes, crematories and cemeteries is backed by the largest network of funeral providers in North America. We are proud to offer valuable services to families that only we can offer. Learn more about the Dignity Difference.
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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Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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A welcoming funeral home in Glendora
Our 118-acre property is located in the central part of Glendora—the Pride of the Foothills—and serves families from West Covina, Azusa, San Dimas and more. Our full-service funeral home includes an on-site crematory, 2 non-denominational chapels and a flower shop. And since we sit on the cemetery grounds, you're able to make all the arrangements you need to from 1 place.
Memorial Chapel seats up to 130 people in traditional pews with padded kneelers. Its midcentury stained-glass windows span floor to ceiling. The more contemporary Sunset Chapel seats up to 150 guests with flexible chair seating with pull-out kneelers. Both chapels have modern audio and video equipment. If you want to show a multimedia tribute at your or your loved one's funeral, we are happy to help you create one.
Multicultural and personalized services
Our caring team helps families of all religions and cultural backgrounds and have team members who speak Spanish. Oakdale Memorial Park offers a Korean-American veterans section. We also have an onsite crematory with a cremation viewing room and are able to conduct fast-turnaround cremations for Hindu families.
We believe that each life is unique and that each funeral or memorial should be too. We pride ourselves on customized funeral and memorial services and find creative ways to include personal passions into a service. Want a cremation with fireworks? How about a team of dancing horses at your graveside? If you can imagine it, let's talk about it.
Lean on us
If you need immediate help planning a funeral or want information about planning ahead, please call us day or night. For office visits, we are open from 8:00am to 5:00pm. You are also welcome to visit our cemetery 8:00am to 7:30pm during the spring and summer, or 8:00am to 5:30pm during the fall and winter.
Glendora's Oakdale Memorial Park has served families since its founding in the late 1800s. We are the cemetery of choice for many families in West Covina, Azusa, San Dimas, the San Gabriel Valley and Greater Los Angeles.
Occupying 118 acres, the cemetery offers a comforting environment to reflect on fond memories of loved ones. The peaceful and serene property has views of the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest. When you first enter the property, you'll see our charming Swan Pond.
Many burial options
Though in the earliest days of the cemetery, we allowed upright monuments, we now focus on flat markers to protect the distinctly park-like environment. We do, however, offer a multitude of burial options, including private family estates, mausoleums and columbaria. The cremation garden has a small fountain, an ossuary and banks of cremation niches.
At Oakdale Memorial Park, we understand that holidays are a special time to remember and celebrate your loved ones. In order to accommodate our families during holidays, we allow holiday-appropriate decorations on grave and memorial sites in addition to the normally allowed floral decor.
Currently, this program is in place for Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, All Soul's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. During the appropriate months, you may find details about this program, including allowable dates, in our events section below. Please feel free to contact us at any time for additional information.
Community involvement and events
We always look for ways to have a positive impact on Glendora and the San Gabriel Valley. To that end, we partner with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on impact programs that address the problem of drunk driving and help families and at-risk teenagers. We also partner with religious education organizations to help young pastors and youth ministers in training learn to perform meaningful funeral services.
Every Memorial Day, we have a celebration to honor veterans. Our team goes out the day before and places American flags on the graves of military servicemen and servicewomen. On the day of, we hold a ceremony at our flagpole with the VFW, American Legion, AMVETS and other veterans organizations. Local veterans speak about the history of the holiday and the sacrifices of our military.
On Día de Los Muertos, we invite the community to enjoy the tastes, customs and culture of the holiday with food vendors, dancers, altar contests and more.
Additionally, we host an annual Christmas Memorial Ceremony during the holiday season. We invite families to gather to remember loved ones and light candles in their memories. The ceremony is non-denominational, and everyone is welcome to participate.
Our funeral home and cemetery were officially incorporated on July 9, 1890. However, our history reaches back even further.
In 1886, the Sante Fe Railroad came into the San Gabriel Valley and changed the area dramatically. The cemetery that was here at that time—Fairmount Cemetery—was too small to meet the growing burial needs of the community. As a result, citizens of Glendora, Azusa, Covina and Santa Ana came together to purchase 20 acres to create what would later be known as Oakdale Cemetery. To begin, 6 families even gave their permission for the bodies of their loved ones to be relocated from Fairmount Cemetery to Oakdale Cemetery.
The cemetery was expanded in 1925 onto land from an adjacent orange grove. Though at first upright monuments were allowed for in-ground burials, the cemetery adopted a policy of permitting only flat grave markers in 1929. This allowed us to improve care and maintenance of the landscaping, and gave the cemetery a more natural park-like appearance.
Crematory, funeral home and chapel construction
The official name of the cemetery changed to Oakdale Memorial Park in 1948. Wanting to offer families 1 convenient location to make all their funeral arrangements, we built a crematory and funeral home on the property in 1968.
Today, Oakdale Mortuary and Oakdale Memorial Park spans 118 acres with many beautifully landscaped gardens, multiple mausoleums and columbaria, and an entire section dedicated to cremation memorializations.
To best serve you, our location now has 2 funeral chapels and a cremation viewing room.
Best Mortuary Award
In 2015, we were named Best Mortuary as part of the San Gabriel Valley Reader’s Choice News Awards. We're proud to be upholding a tradition that started more than a century ago.
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We cherish the community we serve and invite you to join us for our upcoming events.
Holiday Flower Schedulue 2020
Valentine's Day February 6th - February 18th
Easter April 2nd - April 21st
Mother's Day May 7th - May 19th
Memorial Day May 21st - June 2nd
Father's Day June 18th - June 30th
All Soul's Day October 29th - November 10th
Thanksgiving November 19th - December 1st
Christmas December 17th - January 13th
Please do not leave any valuables or personal mementos, as
we are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen property.
Management has the right to make changes to the schedule.
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Protocol for COVID
In response to this developing public health concern, we have taken a certain precautionary measures to help mitigate the spread of the virus by:
We appreciate you understanding that your experience at Oakdale Memorial Park and Mortuary may look a bit different as we navigate through this time together. These unprecedented steps are taken for the betterment and well-being of the community we are privileged to serve.
Please take care of yourselves and each other and contact us directly for more information.
-Oakdale Memorial Park and Mortuary Management
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