About

Fairhaven Memorial Services, conveniently located in Mission Viejo, California, is committed to commemorating life and providing the highest quality funeral services to the families we are privileged to serve.

Whether you are making arrangements in advance or at the time of need, we are here to guide you every step of the way with compassionate, personalized and professional service. 

Compassionate staff

At Fairhaven Memorial Services, we understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience. As a member of the Dignity Memorial network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, all of our services are designed to help you through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. Our team can help with the decisions and arrangements that make for a unique and meaningful remembrance, a loving reflection of the person's life.

Welcoming funeral home

Unique features at Fairhaven Memorial ServicesFrom the minute you step into our funeral home, it is our promise to make you feel at home. Our beautiful indoor and outdoor reception center allows families to create a memorial of your choose, conveniently gathering before or after a service to share food, drink and memories. Our chapel invokes Spanish-style architecture with large wooden beams, traditional pew seating and stained glass windows.

Personalized funerals

We also make it our mission to help families create personalized funeral and memorials. This approach keeps us open to traditional religious rites as well as contemporary gatherings that deeply reflect a person's life. Whether you want a basic cremation with cremation remains scattered in a personally meaningful place, a funeral at the funeral home with cemetery burial nearby, or a modern Life Well Celebrated® memorialization complete with live music and a special one-of-a-kind send-off, we are here to deliver. If you can imagine it, we will make it happen. 

Serving the community

Maintaining strong connections to the local community is also a key part of who we are. Our community outreach program includes free workshops, seminars and remembrance events intended to enhance the well-being of the southern Orange County area communities throughout the course of the year.

To honor veterans who have served our country in the Armed Forces, Fairhaven Memorial Services inscribes their name and branch of service on our Military Memorial Monument with a yearly unveiling on Veteran’s Day. 

We also support our local partners in care to provide free continuing education credit events for nurses, case managers, social workers, RCFE administrators, chaplains and fiduciaries.

Here for you

Lobby at Fairhaven Memorial ServicesThank you for considering Fairhaven Memorial Services for your funeral needs. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, wish to tour our funeral home, or would like more information about our products and services. We are here for you. 

History

For over a century, Fairhaven has been dedicated to the care and service of Orange County families. Our tradition dates back to 1911, when local businessman Oliver Halsell founded Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary in Santa Ana. We proudly continue our longstanding history of unwavering commitment to care by welcoming you to Fairhaven Memorial Services of Mission Viejo

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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.

"If you are a Christiam and feel you need a Christian who understands and can consider your needs from a very caring Christian perspective, don't settle for anyone other than Leslie Greer. She was wonderful in meeting ALL our needs in a very caring manner."

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October 2021

"I would recommend Fairhaven Memorial Services to anyone going through losing a family member. Greta and the team will take wonderful care of you and your loved ones. Georgia Romero"

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September 2021

"Fairhaven Mortuary Services in Mission Viejo took a sad and difficult moment in our lives and made it a beautiful and wonderful celebration. The charming chapel and attentive staff provided a warm and welcoming place for family and friends. We received so many compliments, even from the pastor and music minister who have done many memorials and celebrations of life were impressed with the exceptional uniqueness of this event. What made this occasion unique, we had attendees gathering around tables with snacks during the service, which made it like 'home' and a reflection of my mom's hospitality and generosity. There was no need to rush the service to go to a reception, everything was incorporated in one place. The acoustics in the chapel were wonderful! I felt like I had gone to heaven during the singing of the hymns. I gave the audio/visual tech a challenge, but he was up for the task and the slides and videos were on time, every time. Thank you to Leslie, who worked alongside me and graciously accepted my over-organization and perfectionism. She met my needs, desires and also calmed my anxieties when it came to this special ceremony to honor my mother."

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September 2021

"Greta and the staff at Fairhaven are truly angels. They brought joy, comfort and even laughter to a heartbreaking time in our lives. We will always be grateful for their professionalism, support and kindness."

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