About

Shadow Mountain Mortuary provides quality funeral home and cremation services for the families of Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun. For nearly 50 years, our commitment to service excellence has remained unchanged even as our professional team has responded to the changing needs of the community.

An accommodating Phoenix funeral home

Reception room at Shadow Mountain MortuaryLocated on Greenway Road, near Paradise Plaza, Shadow Mountain Mortuary has one of the larger funeral chapels in Phoenix. It seats up to 200 guests and can be configured for groups large and small. Our reception room is a convenient place for a gathering before or after a service.

With on-site catering services, we can host a formal sit-down dinner, breakfast buffet or passed hors d’oeuvres. Time with family and friends can be as simple or elaborate as you wish.

Personalized funerals and memorials

How will you honor your loved one’s legacy? At Shadow Mountain Mortuary, we are experts at creating unique and memorable tributes that celebrate a person’s passions and personality.

If your loved one was a world-class grill master, we can put together a celebratory cookout. Maybe her recipes for blueberry pie and buttermilk pound cake are worthy of a dessert buffet? We can display a collection of paintings or quilts, dress up in sports jerseys or theatrical costumes, or have a dove release.

From small details like photos and funeral favors to custom decor and a live band—whatever the case may be—we can craft a memorial that warms hearts, lifts spirits and deeply reflects the life of your loved one.

We offer many planning ideas and resources.

Cremation in Phoenix

Signature Dedication at Shadow Mountain MortuaryThere are many options for cremation in Phoenix—and they're not all equal. We specialize in cremation services that honor loved ones in personalized ways, and families love our all-inclusive pricing. With expertise in scattering ashes and a friendly team who pays attention to every detail, we provide service that is second to none.

More and more people are choosing cremation over traditional burial, but most aren’t familiar with the many options:

  • a cremation without a funeral or memorial service of any kind.
  • a funeral with your loved one present, followed by cremation.
  • a cremation followed by a scattering, cemetery memorialization or celebration of life—or all three.

And for those who wish for something more momentous, Neptune Memorial Reef is an underwater cremation garden off the coast of Florida. Or a Celestis Memorial Spaceflight takes ashes into space for a little while or forever.

Read more about our unique cremation services.

WHV 2020 - Level 4We Honor Veterans

At Shadow Mountain Mortuary, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously.

Our team is well-versed in military funeral honors and the burial benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through creating a memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations.

Watch our video to learn how we honor veterans.

Shadow Mountain Mortuary is close to the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, where we sponsor the Eternal Flame and can arrange a veteran's burial.

Plan ahead for peace of mind

In addition to assisting with an immediate need, we specialize in working with families to make final arrangements in advance. We recognize that funeral arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming. When you prepare ahead of time, you provide a sense of relief and comfort to your loved ones while ensuring your wishes are met. We offer in-person and virtual consultations, as well as a free Personal Planning Guide to help you get started.

Find out everything you need to know about prepaid funerals and cremations.

We're here for you

Our compassionate team is always here for you. We consider it a privilege to serve you and invite you to reach out whenever you need us. Someone will answer your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Contact us.

History

Front exterior at Shadow Mountain MortuaryAfter returning from service in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, Lee Scott founded Shadow Mountain Mortuary in 1974.

Lee and his team were deeply involved in the Phoenix community. They were members of organizations such as hospital boards, the Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Funeral Directors Association, Rotary International, Masonic Lodge #61, Order of the Eastern Star and the Phoenix Boys Choir. They also provided funeral services to the fallen heroes of local police departments, usually without charge to their families.

Recognizing that the Dignity Memorial® family held similar values and pledged dedication to service excellence and community involvement, Lee sold Shadow Mountain Mortuary to the network. For many years after this change, for as long as his health allowed, Lee continued to contribute to the work that Shadow Mountain does in the community.

We're proud to uphold our founder's legacy and have been recognized many times for our dedication to the families of Phoenix, Scottsdale and the Upper Valley area.

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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.

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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.

"The pre-planning was smooth and detailed. Several options are available depending on your budget. The Deacon that was recommended was fantastic and really attended to the theological needs of my family. The day of the funeral was hassle free so we could attend to our dearly departed, friends and family. The facility was nice and clean and some display accessories were provided for our pictures and memorabilia. We pretty much had the facility to ourselves. The catering facility was nice and the food was good, which made it easier for us to meet and greet people after the service and before the military funeral."

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September 2021

"The staff at Shadow Mountain did an excellent job overall. Jennifer Peers was outstanding. She went over everything step by step, price by price and answered any questions we had to our satisfaction."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

September 2021

"My dad passed away on August 7th and was recommended Shadow Mountain Mortuary, I was in contact with Rachel Musgrove from the beginning and she was great all the way through the process, very professional and kind. It was great having someone that communicated and worked through the needs of our family. I highly recommend her and this business!!"

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September 2021

"I received intimate personal caring And thoughtfulness throughout the most difficult time of my life."

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August 2021

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