Best Funeral Homes in San Francisco

Why These Funeral Homes?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Funeral Homes on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Best Cremation Care

Best Cremation Care specializes in affordable, direct cremation in Northern California, San Diego, and Southern California. It offers a dignified process that meets all state requirements but allows families and friends to choose only the services that they need. Other bereaved families have praised the helpful and compassionate staff at the facility. Best Cremation is accredited with the Better Business Bureau.

Castro Valley, CA 94546


College Chapel Mortuary

College Chapel Mortuary offers memorial services and funeral cremations to people in the greater San Francisco area. Its focus is on providing professional and affordable services for people who are concerned about the cost of cremation. The staff at the facility speak English, Spanish, and Chinese.

San Francisco, CA 94110


Forever Fernwood

Forever Fernwood is a funeral home, crematory, and cemetery in Mill Valley, California. Fernwood Cemetary is a beautiful, historic setting, and it is also one of the country's first "green cemeteries" -- an environmentally conscious burial ground where restoration and land stewardship play an important role.

Mill Valley, CA 94941


Garden Chapel Funeral Directors

Garden Chapel Funeral Directors is an independently owned establishment with more than 45 years of experience. It is situated half a mile away from Golden Gate National Cemetary, and 10 minutes away from San Francisco Airport. Garden Chapel is a member of the California Funeral Directors Association.

South San Francisco, CA 94080


Thompsons Bay View Mortuary

Thompsons Bay View Mortuary is a well-established funeral and memorial specialist that provides personalized burial and cremation services for people in Oakland and San Francisco. The business is accredited with the Better Business Bureau, and it is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association.

Oakland, CA 94603


Valente Marini Perata & Company

Valente Marini Perata & Company is a fifth-generation business that has served the San Francisco Bay area since 1888 -- for more than 125 years. It offers formal, traditional funerals and cremations, but it also allows friends and family to design custom ceremonies and memorials according to their particular wishes. Choices include veteran's tributes, home ceremonies, sporting celebrations, catering options, and more.

San Francisco, CA 94112


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