About

Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home in Merced, California, has been providing funeral and cremation services in the area since 1876. While our services have responded to the community's needs, our commitment has remained unchanged for over a century.

Create lasting memories

We believe every life should be celebrated and honored. Therefore, Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home provides families with a multipurpose building for post-service receptions, the ability to offer food and refreshments, and time to share memories with family and friends. We also offer multiple-day funeral services for Asian families to meet all of their cultural needs.

We welcome everyone

Our staff focuses on providing compassionate care and helping families through one of the most difficult stages of life. Throughout the years, we have upheld a high standard of service that continues today as we celebrate those in Merced County and the surrounding areas.

We offer a range of immediate funeral and cremation needs as well as help families plan ahead for the unexpected. In addition, we proudly support veterans and their families. Everyone at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home is honored to uphold this heritage and commitment to our community.

Amenities

Location

Cremation

Service

Religious & Cultural

Other Languages Spoken

Other

Plan a Simple Cremation

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Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

Learn More
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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

Learn More
Vintage photos scattered

Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

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.

"Peggy Gonzalez was an absolute godsend and showed patience, grace and care when dealing with my needs. She provided an amazing amount of guidance and I formation and went above and beyond for me during the day of the service. I feel she served an integral part of my well being and peace of mind throughout my experience at Stratford Evans."

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January 2022

"Kind ,caring and respectful to the family members who suffered the loss our loved one"

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer

November 2021

"The staff at the funeral home made this very hard process much easier for my family. This is not something anyone wants to have to do for a loved one, but everything was handled with care, respect and professionalism."

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November 2021

"The staff was very caring, professional at all times and accommodating to our special requests. Excellent communication and attention to details."

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November 2021

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