About

Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary has been providing funeral and cremation services for San Diego and the surrounding California communities for a century. Since 1917, our commitment has remained unchanged, yet we have always adapted to the evolving needs of the community around funeral home and cremation services.

Committed to San Diego families

Chapel at Merkley-Mitchell MortuaryAll of our services are designed to help families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand losing a loved one can be a very emotional and difficult experience. That’s why we are deeply committed to helping families with compassionate, professional and personal service.

Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary is a proud member of our community, and we’re always here to help our San Diego families with their funeral and cremation needs.

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Please reach out and contact us if you need immediate assistance, or if you would like to talk any more about our funeral home and cremation services.

Cremation services

Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the funeral home team can explain the process and different options. From a direct cremation without a memorial service or a witness cremation to a full funeral service before or after the cremation and more, we help you understand this increasingly common choice—and handle all of the cremation arrangements.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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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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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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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

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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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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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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.

"Casey really understood what we as individuals were feeling in this awful moment and worked very compassionately to explain all the complexities in a straight forward way that helped us move on."

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May 2022

"I am so grateful for the care and dignity provided by the staff at Merkley Mitchell - they were all exceptional."

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March 2022

"Merkley Mitchell was helpful in a time full of stress and grief for me and my family. Sirena, Unique, and Lora all went above and beyond to make sure my mother was taken care of with dignity and care. Thank you all for your attention and support 🙏"

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February 2022

"Wonderful & professional experience in our time of sorrow over the loss of my dearly beloved mother."

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January 2022

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