Laurels

Best Funeral
Homes in
San Jose
2021

Why These Funeral Homes?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Jose 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

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 95030

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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 94040

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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 95112

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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 95124

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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 95128

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