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The Paul Mortuary in Pacific Grove, California, provides personal funeral home services that allow you to celebrate your loved one's life with respect and dignity.

Spacious chapels

Our families in Pacific Grove, Monterey and Pebble Beach may select to hold funeral or memorial services from 2 beautiful chapels: The Paul Mortuary Chapel located in our main office on Lighthouse Avenue or the Little Chapel By The Sea located on the grounds of the El Carmelo Cemetery in Pacific Grove, which also offers beautiful views of Monterey Bay.

We honor veterans

The Paul Mortuary understands the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

On-site crematories

For added convenience, our Pacific Grove funeral home operates the only 2 crematories on the Monterey Peninsula. We offer local cremation services that guarantee your loved one will be cremated in beautiful Pacific Grove or lovely Monterey.

Compassionate care

All of our funeral home services are designed to help Monterey area families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand the impact of losing a loved one, and our staff is committed to helping your family with the entire funeral planning process.

Your family will receive the utmost care and respect during this time. Please contact The Paul Mortuary if you need immediate assistance, or to learn more about funeral and cremation services in Pacific Grove and Monterey Bay.


The Paul Mortuary is the longest serving funeral home in the Pacific Grove, California, area. Throughout our history, we have grown to serve the Pacific Grove, Monterey and Pebble Beach communities.

Our funeral directors and staff are proud of the fact that we were the first funeral home in Monterey County and the first funeral home in service on the Monterey Peninsula. Everyone at The Paul Mortuary looks forward to continuing our legacy of care and offering Monterey area families comfort and peace.





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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully. Learn about our Dignity Difference benefits.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 831-375-4191 to request a custom quote.

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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.

"everything went smoothly. covid-19 caused a slowdown in paperwork but did not cause a problem"

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

September 2020

"MaryNina, Doris and the staff at Paul Mortuary made an unbearably painful time so much easier on all of us. We will forever be grateful for the comfort, professionalism, and kindness."

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

September 2020

"Good Job, well done, THANK YOU."

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

August 2020

"We were very impressed with knowledge of what was needed to be done and the short time it was completed."

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February 2020

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    Mary N Hill

    Funeral Director
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    Doris Esteban Landis

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