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.

Contact us

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.

See more Dignity Memorial cremation providers in the San Diego area.


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Interested in learning more? Call us at 619-295-2177 to request a custom quote.

Plan a Simple Cremation

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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

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

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.

Learn More
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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

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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

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

Vintage photos scattered

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.

VIEW OBITUARIES
Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

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.

Learn More
Vintage photos scattered

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.

VIEW OBITUARIES

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.

"I want to take a moment to thank you for the outstanding service and equally compassionate support you provided our family. You were all warmly professional, completely on top of things, and super-caring. You have our deepest gratitude."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

July 2021

"Jessica and her team were very professional during the whole process in handling my mother's arrangements. My family and I were treated with respect and care during the whole process and Jessica was always patient and attentive to any questions or requests we may have had."

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April 2021

"Very professional and courteous"

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November 2020

"Amber, Constance, and Carlos were extremely kind and attentive throughout the entire process. I felt confident about their professional expertise. The trust I placed in them was well deserved. My beloved father's services were PERFECT! Amber took special care to get to know my personal needs and expectations. Her guidance during this extremely difficult time will never be forgotten."

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

October 2020

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