Erickson-Anderson Mortuary has provided and services to families in La Mesa and beyond for nearly a century. Through the years, our services have evolved to reflect the changing needs of the community, but the funeral home’s commitment has always been to care for those who have lost loved ones with dignity and respect. We know losing someone is difficult, and we are here to guide you every step of the way.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Coffee lounge
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Scattering assistance
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
- Large reception area
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
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 beautiful San Diego funeral home
Built in 1929 in the Spanish mission style, our distinctive building on Allison Avenue is a warm and welcoming place to plan a memorial service. Well-appointed interiors combine classic architectural elements with modern furnishings and include a large chapel with comfortable chair seating and a spacious area for catered receptions, which we are happy to help coordinate.
We pride ourselves on products and services you may not find elsewhere. Our Harley-Davidson funeral coach is a great example of that. One of only 12 such specially produced vehicles, this unusual coach allows family and friends to ride along with their loved one during the funeral procession. It was designed to carry a standard or an oversized casket; it is also equipped to transport an urn for a ceremony.
Personalized funeral services
Erickson-Anderson Mortuary offers a broad range of services and welcomes people of all faiths and cultural backgrounds, and we are committed to offering fresh ideas and innovative ways to celebrate life. Whether your family’s customs call for a and burial; an intimate cremation followed by a toast; or a modern celebration of life with live music, catering and a send-off that reflects the personality and passions of your loved one, we go the extra mile to make it happen.
We believe that each person is special, and a unique life deserves a . Certified funeral celebrants specialize in creating one-of-a-kind tributes that showcase 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 favorite foods and themed decor to preferred colors and personalized takeaways, we will do our very best to help you plan a fitting, memorable tribute.
We also handle details such as writing an obituary, coordinating pallbearers and arranging music. And the funeral home will prepare and file the death certificate and request copies for you.
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. The funeral home partners with a locally owned and operated crematorium and provides several choices for cremation services as well as affordable cremation packages. for cremation services.
Some families choose direct cremation without a service. 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 a funeral director know what you’re thinking, and we will help you understand the cremation process and memorial options.
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. With no obligation and at no cost to you, a 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.
Our pledge to your family
As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, we pledge to give you not only the warm, familiar attention you expect from a locally operated funeral home but also the value you deserve by way of the largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers in North America.
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