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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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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.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 619-295-2177 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.

"Very professional and courteous"

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

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

"I just want to say thank you to all the personal that works there. They made us feel comfortable Everything was perfect."

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

September 2020

"Amber Corsaro anticipated all my needs and provided outstanding service, ensuring exactly the respectful memorial my mother would have wanted."

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July 2020

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