McAulay and Wallace Mortuary

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McAulay and Wallace Mortuary is dedicated to helping celebrate your life or that of a loved one with a funeral and memorial service befitting the life lived.

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Fullerton, Yorba Linda

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Protect those you love

People expect to plan ahead for big purchases like weddings, homes, cars, education, vacations. A funeral or cremation should be no different. You give your family peace of mind and keep them from unnecessary financial and emotional burdens when you have a plan in place.

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      In September 1911, Angus McAulay and Harry Suters opened what eventually became McAulay and Wallace Mortuary. For three generations, the McAulay family owned and operated the funeral homes in Fullerton and Yorba Linda. More than a century later, we continue to uphold a legacy of serving our community with compassion and professionalism.

      Dedicated to helping celebrate your life or the life of a loved one with tailored services that truly reflect the person being honored, our team offers knowledge and compassion you can count on. Our experienced and caring staff blends traditional values with contemporary products and services to memorialize every life with attention to detail.

      Communities served

      • Anaheim Hills
      • Brea
      • Buena Park
      • Chino Hills
      • Fullerton
      • La Mirada
      • Placentia
      • Tustin
      • Villa Park
      • Yorba Linda

      Personalized funerals and cremation memorials

      At McAulay and Wallace Mortuary and McAulay Wallace Mortuary Yorba Linda, we appreciate our city's rich cultural heritage, and our professional associates are experienced in meeting the needs and wishes of families from all walks of life and a variety of faiths and cultures. With patience and care we listen to what is important to you.

      Every life is unique and every person deserves a special service. Whether traditional funeral or cremation memorial, cemetery burial, mausoleum crypt or columbarium niche, there are choices that reflect your personal preferences, family traditions and cultural values.

      Planning experts

      Losing someone you love can be very painful. Planning your funeral and purchasing cemetery property in advance makes it easier on your family. In fact, one of the greatest gifts you can give your loved ones is planning and funding final arrangements ahead of time. When you plan ahead, you get to carefully consider your options and make choices that ensure your life is remembered and celebrated the way you want—but you also lock in today’s prices and protect your family from worrying about money at a difficult time.

      We are experts in pre-planning and offer in-person and virtual consultations. We'll take the time to get to know you and carefully explain what's available, including paying in installments.

      Here when you need us

      If you would like to talk about pre-planning a funeral or have an immediate need, contact us and we'll be in touch right away. We're honored you're considering McAulay and Wallace Mortuary for funeral or cremation services, and we're here with compassionate, professional care day and night.

      History

      Angus McAulay and Harry Suters opened McAulay & Suters Funeral Home in September 1911. It sat at the intersection of Spadra Road (Harbor Boulevard) and Chapman Avenue in Fullerton. In 1941, Angus and Harry moved the mortuary to its current location. Angus died within a year of opening the new location. His son, A. Jay McAulay, took over as the McAulay partner.

      Jay went to fight with the U.S. Navy in World War II. When he returned, he resumed his role at the funeral home. Jay worked alongside Harry until Harry’s death in the 1960s. Harry’s widow, Susan, was an active partner until her death.

      Jay sold an interest in the business to Tom Wallace in 1969. At that time, the name of the mortuary was changed to McAulay and Wallace Mortuary. Jay’s son, Bill, joined the family business in 1971.

      The partners extensively remodeled and expanded the mortuary in late 1973 and 1974. Jay died about the time the remodel was finished. Tom and Bill ran the business together until Tom retired in 1992. Bill ran the business and continued the family legacy, caring for families in Fullerton and Yorba Linda, until it became part of the Dignity Memorial network in 2022.