Located on Imperial Avenue at 40th Street in San Diego, Cypress View Mausoleum, Mortuary and Crematory has served the area with compassion for more than 100 years. Here, families from San Diego, Mission Bay, La Jolla and beyond can make funeral service choices in a comfortable, no-pressure atmosphere. Our funeral arrangers leave nothing to chance; we cover all details to make sure that families receive the highest quality of service.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Multiple chapels
- Cemetery spaces available
- Custom headstones and markers
- Upright headstones
Private or Community spaces for urns as well as caskets, that can be Indoor or outdoor
- Coffee lounge
- Onsite cemetery
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Scattering garden for ashes
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
White glove service
Locations offering the highest level of service and care
Services available to support planning events
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- Police escort available
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Latin music selections
- Feng shui design
- Jewish cemetery section
- Incense burning
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Personalized funeral services
Cypress View Mausoleum, Mortuary and Crematory is committed to providing families with fresh ideas and innovative ways to ensure loved ones receive a personalized tribute and that friends and family have strong personal memories that they can carry into the future.
One example of the special services we can provide: We own 1 of only 12 specially produced Harley-Davidson funeral coaches. This custom-built motorcycle is equipped for funeral services, and allows friends and fellow riders to join their loved one on a final ride. The coach can transport both standard and oversized caskets for funeral services as well as urns for cremation ceremonies.
The funeral home has a large chapel as well as the more intimate Old World Chapel for smaller gatherings. Filled with light and with a high ceiling, the large chapel can be configured for receptions, allowing us to offer one of the largest reception facilities in the area.
Cremation is important in certain religions and cultures, and more and more people are choosing cremation over more traditional burial options, but most people aren’t familiar with all of their choices when it comes to cremation. You may choose a direct cremation without a funeral or memorial service of any kind; a funeral with the body present, followed by cremation; or a cremation followed by a cemetery service or a celebration of life.
Cypress View has a private on-site crematory, which means your loved one never leaves our care. The crematory is especially attractive to people of the Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist faiths, as their traditions usually involve a walking procession to the crematory.
Our cemetery and mausoleum
With a wide variety of cemetery property, Cypress View can offer final disposition options to families no matter their financial means.
The mausoleum has one of the larger private art collections in California. It comprises more than 500 marble and bronze statues, antique furnishings and etchings. The main mausoleum building is more than 100,000 square feet on 2 levels. A breath-taking space of marble and stained glass, it is a feast for both eyes and heart. It holds single, tandem and companion crypts. A large Jewish section owned by Congregation Beth Israel offers both crypts and niches.
Cypress View offers estate crypts that accommodate up to 2 casketed entombments and up to 4 entombments of cremated remains. Indoor glass-front niches allow for personalization. Cypress also has a cremation garden and granite columbarium.
The cemetery's Garden of Tranquility features double-depth lawn crypts for traditional in-ground burial. These lawn crypts are some of the more affordable burial plots in San Diego County.
Here for you
Cypress View is a caring resource for people of all races, religions and walks of life. We welcome the Caucasian, Hispanic, Hindu, Sikh, Jewish and Buddhist communities, among others. The funeral home and cemetery teams are multilingual, speaking English, Spanish and Vietnamese.
We are here when you need us, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please contact us for more information about our services.
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