Funeral and cremation

Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary


How may we help you?

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.



  • Catered Receptions
  • Funeral Celebrants
  • Event Space
  • Chapel


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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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White roses tightly bundled in silky, brown ribbon create a simple and elegant centerpiece.

Affordable burial and cremation

A funeral should be about memories, not high prices. We’ll help you plan an affordable service that doesn’t compromise quality or personal touches.

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