Laurels
Best Funeral
Homes in
San Jose
2017

Why These Funeral Homes?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored funeral homes on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best funeral homes in San Jose, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation

Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation is a Saratoga business that serves Mountain View, Cupertino, Rose Garden, Willow Glen, Palo Alto, Campbell, San Jose, Almaden, Cambrian, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Santa Clara, and Saratoga. The business’ services include embalming, hairdressing, other body preparations, transfer of remains, use of facilities and staff, automotive equipment, immediate burial, direct cremation, and receiving remains from another funeral home. Merchandise includes memorial folders, register book set, acknowledgement cards, and crucifix. Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation also provides pre-planning services. Families appreciate their attention to detail, compassion, professionalism, and patience.

Saratoga, CA(408) 257-6262

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Bay Area Cremation and Funeral Services

Bay Area Cremation and Funeral Services is a San Jose family-owned and operated business that has five other locations and has been serving customers for over 17 years. The business provides metal and wood caskets, urns and other containers, prayer cards, and register books. Services include embalming, direct cremation, use of staff and facilities, immediate burial, receiving remains from another funeral home, forwarding remains to another funeral home, and hearse services. Bay Area Cremation and Funeral Services is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has an A+ rating. The business is a member of the Association of California Cremationists, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Directors Association, and the Cremation Association of North America.

San Jose, CA(408) 551-0409

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Bay Area Mortuary Services

Bay Area Mortuary Services is a San Jose full-service family-owned and operated business that has been serving families for over 21 years. The business serves areas such as Santa Clara, Palo Alto, Los Gatos, San Mateo, Los Altos, South Bay, North Bay, Saratoga, and San Jose, providing affordable funeral services. Bay Area Mortuary Services is available 24/7 for immediate help. The business’ services include immediate burial, traditional burial, graveside burial, direct cremation package, forwarding remains, receiving remains, visitation/viewing, and scattering ashes at sea. Bay Area Mortuary Services also provides a variety of caskets, urns, and flowers. The business also provides pre-planning and no cost anatomical donation and cremation. Families appreciate their helpfulness, support, patience, and responsiveness.

San Jose, CA(408) 998-2202

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Beddingfield Funeral Service

Beddingfield Funeral Service is a San Jose full-service funeral home that has been serving families for over seven years in Santa Clara, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Campbell, Monte Sereno, Mountain View, Fremont, Morgan Hill, Saratoga, Milpitas, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, and other areas. The staff has more than 20 years of combined experience and is available 24/7 to answer questions and provide assistance. Tom Beddingfield founded the business and he has over 15 years of funeral experience. The services Beddingfield Funeral Service offers include cremations, graveside services, funeral and memorial services, shipping worldwide, viewing services, receptions, limousines, funeral escorts, flowers, obituary notices, and military honor guard services. Merchandise includes prayer cards, memorial folders, register books, acknowledgement cards, rosaries, and crucifixes. Families remark on their knowledge, kindness, attention to detail, and professionalism.

San Jose, CA(408) 777-8100

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Byrgan Cremation & Burial

Byrgan Cremation & Burial is a Los Gatos family-owned and operated business that has been serving families in the Bay Area for over 42 years. The business offers burial, cremation, and funeral services. Other services include transportation, preparation of the remains, use of funeral director and staff, merchandise such as caskets, urns, other cremation containers, prayer cards, memorial cards, memorial register book, service folders, and bookmark cards. The funeral directors are always available by phone and will help through all the steps in the process. Andrea, Andrew, and Dianne Habing run Byrgan Cremation & Burial. The business does what it can to help during a difficult time and arrangements can start over the phone, online, or in person.

Los Gatos, CA(408) 354-6200

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Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary

Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary is a Mountain View family-owned and managed business that has been serving families in Santa Clara, Los Altos, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, and Mountain View for over 58 years. Funeral services include graveside service, complete funeral service, immediate cremation service, and complete cremation service. Memorialization options include scattering, personalized memorialization, traditional burial, and outdoor niches. Personalized service options include live musicians, personal memorabilia displays, collages, and religious customs. Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary also provides caskets, urns, and other containers, and print items. The business also helps with pre-planning options. Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary has been a “Member by Invitation” of Selected Independent Funeral Homes for more than 25 years.

Mountain View, CA(650) 968-4453

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Darling and Fischer Garden Chapel

Darling and Fischer Garden Chapel is a San Jose business that has been providing funeral services for over 79 years. The business provides ways to honor loved ones including personalized prayer cards, service programs, bookmarks, and memorial folders, live funeral webcasting, memorial websites, and tribute videos. The shop offers items such as flowers, memorial gifts, memorial jewelry, and gift baskets and food. Darling and Fischer Garden Chapel also offers aftercare grief support resources and planning resources. Managing partner Nichols Jon Welzenbach has over 15 years of funeral service experience and is a member of the San Jose Chamber of Commerce. Families appreciate their compassion, helpfulness, professionalism, and kindness.

San Jose, CA(408) 998-2226

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Lima & Campagna Mortuaries

Lima & Campagna Mortuaries is a San Jose family-owned and operated funeral home that has three different locations and over 174 years of combined funeral experience. The business’ services include preparation of the body, a graveside service, complete funeral service, direct cremation, immediate cremation, cremation memorialization options such as scattering, outdoor niches, traditional burial, and personalized memorialization. Other services Lima & Campagna Mortuaries offers include use of staff and facilities, transportation, receiving remains from another funeral home, forwarding remains to another funeral home, pre-planning services, urns, caskets, and flowers. President and CEO Sam J. Campagna has over 48 years of industry experience and owner and secretary Joe Lima has over 44 years of industry experience. Lima & Campagna Mortuaries’ hours are Monday to Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but they are available 24/7. Families appreciate their support, compassion, and professionalism.

San Jose, CA(408) 288-9188

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Los Gatos Memorial Park

Los Gatos Memorial Park is a San Jose business that has been serving families for over 125 years. The business’ services include immediate burials, graveside funeral services, committal services, cremations, and pre-planning. The business provides a pre-planning guide that is available to download. Options to personalize services include military honors, speakers, readings, and masonic rites. Marker options include memorial benches, monuments, mausoleums, headstones, ledger stones, and private estates. There are also helpful guides available to help with writing an obituary and a eulogy. Los Gatos Memorial Park also offers grief support in the form of 365 daily emails. Families remark on their kindness, compassion, and the beauty of the park.

San Jose, CA(408) 356-4151

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Martinez Family Funeral Home

Martinez Family Funeral Home is a San Jose family-operated funeral home that has been serving Milpitas, Gilroy, Santa Clara, Morgan Hill, and San Jose for more than 43 years. The business’ services include traditional burials, funeral services, cremation, and ship out services to Vietnam, Mexico, and the Philippines. Other services include use of the staff and facilities, transportation, receiving remains from another funeral home, forwarding remains to another funeral home, traditional funeral package, immediate burial, cremation packages, and sea scattering. Merchandise includes urns, caskets, memorial cards, register books, prayer cards, and crucifixes. Families appreciate the affordable prices, compassion, and the services.

San Jose, CA(408) 215-1448

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San Jose Funeral Service

San Jose Funeral Service is a family-owned and operated business that has been serving families for over 21 years. The goods and services provided include basic funeral director and staff services such as consulting and planning the funeral, attaining the permits and authorizations, coordinating with third parties and the cemetery, and sheltering the remains. San Jose Funeral Service’s other goods and services include urns, caskets, embalming, hairstyling, dressing, viewing/visitation, memorial service, funeral ceremony, graveside service, limousine, casket coach, direct cremation, immediate burial, transporting remains to another funeral home or receiving remains, memorial folders, visitors register, service programs, and acknowledgement cards. Families appreciate their custom service and their compassion.

San Jose, CA(408) 288-8383

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