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Very helpful, compassionate and provided the requested service on a rush basis. Definitely worth the price.

April 9, 2024

Everyone at California Cremation and Burial was wonderful to work with. We live out of state, and they were just so helpful to guide us through a very difficult and sad time. They respond quickly and follow up on tasks in a timely manner. I highly recommend them.

Ann F.
April 3, 2024

Claudette and the entire staff at California Cremation and Burial Chapel have been extremely attentive, caring, respectful, and efficient during an extremely difficult time. I deeply appreciate them.

Frank D
March 6, 2024

I live in Colorado, and my husband passed away three days before my eldest brother in San Diego. California Cremation handled everything for me, Including going to get him, So I could handle my husbands arrangements. The emotional release that gave me, for one of the Worst times in my life is forever Appreciated.
Thank you So Much

Keena S
March 5, 2024

They handled my husbands services with the upmost class and integrity. I appreciate the professionalism and the compassion they showed during my time of need.

Denise D
March 5, 2024

Torrie was especially helpful, kind, and empathetic during the process. Anytime I had a question, she was always more than willing to help. She also helped us understand what steps we needed to take after my father's ashes were delivered. She has such a good heart. I will never forget her kindness.

Stephanie C
March 4, 2024

Jeanette and Claudette were nothing short of amazing. They treated us like family. The service was great.

Allie Rj
March 4, 2024

The staff was respectful and very helpful in the decision making process. Worked with us financially to do what we needed to complete the burial process. They made us feel like we were family. Would highly recommend.

Cindy R
February 28, 2024

I have never had to engage with a cremation service before and I was also out of state. They made the process and understanding of all steps very easy for me. Their responses were timely and Jeannette was kind and soft spoken which put me at ease during this difficult time.

Janie A.
February 28, 2024

The employees are all great cool, very respectful, professional, efficient and effective workers . Like Jorge the Director, Jeannette, Raul, Red, and all of them.
They do all awesome job. It's recommended to all who needs funeral services . You got this best place in all your needs and assistance. Thank you to all of you for services for both of my parents. Nice and awesome experience to have you. We still need you in the future. Keep up the good things that all you do for the community. God bless you all! - Carmelito Malit. RN

Carmelito, M
February 27, 2024

During one of the most challenging times in life the staff at California Cremation offered comforting, supportive, and quality service. Being able to focus on other important matters while they focused on my loved ones final needs gave me such peace of mind. I can't thank them enough. Claudette and Jeanette, thank you again for everything you did for my family and I.

Donna D
February 19, 2024

I just want to say that this team serves with compassion, professional and just a class act. Thanks,...

Charles B
February 17, 2024

Jorge the Director took great care of my husband who required transport from Nevada to California and military services at Miramar National Cemetery. The Mortuary is beautiful and the staff was very helpful. All paperwork and payments went smoothly online. I am grateful for all the help I received including a reference for flowers and minister services since we were from another state

Darlene H
February 13, 2024

Jorge, Raul and Red. Many thanks for the excellent help in organising the funeral of my mother in law Erlinda Sandel.We were so pleased with the sensitive and compassionate way it was handled. Just to say a big thank you for looking after our loved one, you treated us with such sensitivity, kindness, dignity & respect at a very difficult time.

February 8, 2024

Very unfortunately, my father was murdered in San Diego. I live in Texas. I was in a fog trying to navigate through how to bring my father home. Every question tnat! asked was answered very quickly. They had a chat option on their site which was crucial for me when I was too upset to talk on the phone. I had help every step of the way and TRULY appreciate the care and guidance that I received during a horrific time. Thank you and God bless.

January 17, 2024

I can truly say they are truly wonderful. Very caring to your needs. I buried my grandchild and they were there with me / for me. It was one of the hardest things i've ever done. Much love and respect to each and every one a you.đź’Żđź’–

Jaqueline J
December 29, 2023

Thank U so much for all you did for my brothers service, it was beautiful.This place is such a peaceful and Holy Spirit filled environment and that's exactly what we needed. I appreciate the warm and friendly staff, and they are so very helpful. I'm forever grateful for U all

YBest Cleaning
December 24, 2023

I appreciate the professionalism, quality of service, and the fact that they went above and beyond to ensure that we, and our loved one, was taken care of excellently.

Yvette W.
December 18, 2023

I am writing this letter to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for the excellent services provided by everyone I had contact with at California Cremation & Burial following the death of my son, Phillip Gilkey in August 2023.
Martin you and the staff were exceptionally attentive and resolved any issues or concerns I expressed about my son's cremation.
I am grateful that I chose your company. Your attention to every aspect of the services you provided was truly outstanding.
Thank you again for providing excellent customer service for my family.

Linda G.
December 5, 2023

It was very comforting to have been assisted by Jeanette during my family's time of need. She was professional and caring. Her genuine, caring personality is just what we needed! Many thanks!

December 4, 2023

They were really great. I lost my mother very unexpectedly and the entire staff was very patient and extremely helpful during all of the process. They were so kind during such a challenging time. My family was not supportive or comforting so doing it alone was extremely overwhelming and I am very thankful for the professionalism and care.

Frances H.
November 30, 2023

Was grateful for the service provided

November 26, 2023

a day agoNEW
California Cremation & Burial took good care of us during this difficult time. The National city location staff was very attentive and made the process much easier . I would definitely recommend if your looking for quality service for your loved ones ! Please ask for Jorge he was the best ..

Elizabeth P.
November 26, 2023

The helped me get through this rough time. They also answered all my questions and their honesty and professionalism were evident throughout.

Robert W
November 25, 2023

The staff at California Cremation during that time were very sensitive and professional and provided options to put closure to a incident that no one expects. The cost of option that my family elected was very reasonable. I would highly recommend California Cremation when that need arises.

Don G
November 25, 2023

California Cremation and Burial's staff are wonderful. The care, attention and compassion they give during your difficult time is so welcomed and needed. Victoria Mitchell is a beautiful sole. Her attention to detail, professionalism and compassion will put you at ease, knowing your loved ones are treated with care. They took care of my father, mother and brother. Thank you for you kindness!

Robin C.
November 23, 2023

We appreciate the staff here! They're super accommodating to us and the Hmong community. The Hmong community have been using them for quite some time now and the support from the staff has always been A+!

Choua V.
November 22, 2023

The staff and services were incredible
They all are so kind and attentive from the time you make the first call to the burial. This is the only place I will ever recommend to others.

Mary Z.
November 22, 2023

Excellent Service. California Burial made things simple and simple they were extremely helpful and considerate.

Andrea B.
November 21, 2023

This place help us a lot after losing two parents with one month apart Jorge was very helpful thank you for everything we appreciate you guys .

Anthony R.
November 21, 2023

From the moment I called California Cremation & Burial, I KNEW I had made the right choice. I was so comforted and assured my mom's remains would be picked up. The young lady (I can't recall her name) was absolutely soothing and calming. She explained every step they will be taking to complete this process. She followed up with me to see if I was ok. Such spectacular service. I will refer anyone I know looking for cremation or burial, to California Cremation & Burial. I will never forget their kind services.

Maria D.
November 21, 2023

Excellent service staff very caring and helpful in this Very hard time in my life, would Highly recommended their services.

Joann B
November 18, 2023

I have used California Cremation twice now, once for my mother and then my son. I don't even remember how I chose them for my mother about 6 years ago but after my son died there was no question that I would be using them again. I am from Arizona and they were wonderful about advising me about paper work etc and helped to expedite obtaining an urn. Professional and caring, I would highly recommend them. If I could give them more than 5 stars, I would.

Traci, C
November 18, 2023

When my sister in law passed away last September 9, 2023, we called California Burial Chapel right away to handle the funeral requirements and spoke with Mr. Jorge Rizo, the funeral director. Knowing all that we need for the funeral arrangements, Mr. Jorge Rizo took care immediately all of the things we need to do and prepare. In short, everything went well and without a hitch so to say. The viewing as expected was flawless and even the visitors that
came to give their condolences were impressed by the arrangements and the place was very clean and presentable. Everything possible that we required from the beginning to end were all provided, supported and met by Mr. Jorge Rizo. One of the arrangements made was the shipping of the remains to the Philippines. That too was done in the best way possible. Truly, losing a loved one and the accompanying tasks and responsibilities beside the mountains of expenses can be so stressful. But dealing with California Burial and Cremation through Mr. Jorge Rizo made it all bearable and consoling. I highly recommend California Burial and Cremation to everyone especially to those like us who were unprepared in such life altering and bereaving events like losing a loved one without proper planning and advance preparation. Thank you Mr. Jorge Rizo and to all staff at California Burial and Cremation. You truly are all commendable for your great service!

Arturo M
October 2, 2023

Losing my mother has definitely been one of the most difficult things I have ever experienced in life. Luckily, I found Liz from California Cremation and Burial Chapel to help me with all of my mom's funeral services. Liz was amazing, kind and respectful and went out of her way to help me and my sisters during our difficult time. Thank you Liz for all the love and dedication you demonstrated to us and for being with us ever step of the way. Blessings!

Selene R
September 29, 2023

My family chose Ca burial chapel for my grandfathers viewing services. Jorge was our contact and he was very professional and listened to our wants and needs. The cost of the services were very reasonable. The place is nice & clean. They provided us with different options and we were able to customize the service to our liking. They have a lot of parking spaces and a big reception and kitchen area.

Rizza M.
September 13, 2023

Jeanette, I just want to thank you so much for minimizing the stress of preparing for my brother's home going, I appreciate the love you shared, and I pray that your seeds sown are multiplied for I am eternally grateful.

Samantha K.
September 11, 2023

Tory at CA Cremation has been a great help going through this difficult time. She has made herself available even on her off days to help and answer our question. She has gone above and beyond to ensure this time is frustration free for me and my family.

Deb. G
September 6, 2023

I wanted to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude for the exception service you provided during the recent cremation and interment of my beloved husband. From the moment we entrusted you with his body, every step of the process was carried out with an unparalleled level of professionalism and perfection. During this incredibly difficult time for me and my family, your team's dedication to excellence provided much-needed comfort.
I had numerous questions throughout the process, and I was always met with immediate and informative responses. The fact that your phone lines were consistently answered promptly is truly impressive and greatly appreciated.

Moreover, I want to extend a special thank you for your presence and assistance during the Miramar and interment ceremonies for my husband. Your attention to detail and the care you provided for my daughter, Claudine, did not go unnoticed. It meant the world to us during a challenging period of grief. In my opinion, your service is second to none, and I genuinely couldn't have asked for a more supportive and professional team to help us through this difficult time. Thank you for the bottom of my heart for your outstanding service.
Once again, please accept my sincerest gratitude for everything you've done for my family and me. Your kindness and professionalism have made a significant difference in our lives during this trying time.

Janice S
September 6, 2023

Highly recommend. I had a list of about 50 cremation services and randomly chose this one after reading the reviews. Turns out that it was a fantastic choice. From beginning to end, they were excellent. I had sympathetic, kind individuals who answered my calls, all of whom were able to assist me. All facets of the process went smoothly. The urn I purchased was beautiful and of high quality. Prices were competitive. They met my every request. You won't be disappointed with California Cremation.

Claudia S
September 1, 2023

Words can not express my gratitude. From my initial contact to final preparations for my husband's services California Burial Chapel was there every step of the way. Jeanette and Claudette were absolutely amazing and attentive to my concerns. This was my first time planning services for someone so I did not know the intricacies involved. They were there to answer questions well after business hours when I expected answer the next day and did it without condemnation.

They day of the service everything was great. I don't remember the hearse driver's name but he stopped and bought my husband a hat. He even brought me in to see him and explain why he did so. It made sense and honestly was something in my grief that I overlooked. That simple act made my day.

The employee, Beau that was present to oversee the service was top notch. I provided some things that were to be off limits and he made sure to enforce them. He was not rude but stern in his delivery of my wishes and for that I am thankful.

If you are looking for a business that will care for your loved one every step of the way, this is it. If you are looking for an affordable business, this is it. If you are funeral planning illiterate like I was, or you've planned a few this is the place that will help you achieve the final celebration of life that your loved one deserves.
Thank you California Burial Chapel

Tiffany G
August 2, 2023

The 2nd time needing this business and Jorge was the absolute BEST! I was a mess losing my dad recently and Jorge git me through the process, even touching base with me on HIS DAYS OFF! He made a difficult time a little easier and I cannot thank him enough!
Smith/Reed Family

Shellye S
July 16, 2023

Losing someone turns your whole world upside down - it is not easy and it is not cheap handling everything that comes after death. California Burial Chapel is priced very fairly for everything they have to offer. Jorge worked with us and made this part as easy as it could be for my family. He made everything very clear, was very responsive, and was an excellent communicator. The day of the memorial, Beau was there to help us with everything, and he was so kind and generous with his time. The service was wonderful, and they chose the perfect priest for us. The property & chapel are well kept, clean, smelled amazing, and decorated nicely. I was expecting to pay a lot more than we did for everything we got. I HIGHLY recommend this place if you're looking for these types of services. And if you are, my condolences to you and your loved ones

Vera M
July 13, 2023

Claudette was a godsend to help me put my father to rest. Her patience, detail to attention and support was so much more than I could have ever imagined. Claudette, because of you and your team, I was able to exceed the expectations of my family to put my father to rest. Thank you,

Ishajuwan S.
June 26, 2023

Jeanette professionalism, kindness and comfort during the funeral arrangements for my Nephew. Jeanette was there to answer calls and text messages. She helped thru a stressful transition of my Nephew from Nevada back to San Diego. Just when I thought the help would end. Bo made the day of the services such an outstanding moment. Beau did research to find out who my Nephew was. Everyone has a life and a story while living. He handled all the musical selection& slide show with ease. Thanks so much for being so kind and professional. The Bailey Family

Eyvette B
June 20, 2023

Hello, I am reaching out just to commend and say thank you to your staff for your diligence and hard work in this regard. After losing family back to back through this pandemic period, It is a lot having to plan unexpectedly but it helps working with funeral homes who go the extra mile in assisting families. So thank you and may each of you gain your own form of comfort knowing that soon we can look forward to better times seeing our loved ones again and a time where death is no more. (Revelation 21:4)

Tajia H
May 11, 2023

Liz made thing so much easier for me already dealing with the loss of my father and my sister. She took a lot off my plate made arrangements for burial at Miramar national cemetery. If you have to use a cremation or burial service California cremations will not disappoint. Thank you for being so amazing at this hard time.

Jen A
January 18, 2023

The staff of California Cremation & Burial were Caring, Compassionate, & Professional.
They went above and beyond to assist us in all ways possible, especially, during some trying moments; they had to work through the difficulties and delays due to COVID to ensure she was cremated as soon as possible and that the necessary paperwork was expeditiously completed and processed so that we could carry our mom’s cremains to another state for internment. I would highly recommend California Cremation & Burial for any service you may need.

Elizabeth B
December 1, 2022

I was lost when it came to handling my father's burial and death proceeds I'm general Jeanette and her sister were very professional, sweet and extremely sympathetic toward my difficult time. I will never go anywhere else as long as they are I'm business.

Maurita D
November 14, 2022

The staff of California Cremation & Burial were Caring, Compassionate, & Professional.
They went above and beyond to assist us in all ways possible, especially, during some trying moments; they had to work through the difficulties and delays due to COVID to ensure she was cremated as soon as possible and that the necessary paperwork was expeditiously completed and processed so that we could carry our mom’s cremains to another state for internment. I would highly recommend California Cremation & Burial for any service you may need.

Elizabeth B
October 2, 2022

We just had my grandmother’s funeral service today and it was lovely! From start to finish, Jorge and his team at California Cremation & Burial in National City were nothing short of amazing. Jorge was empathetic, understanding, accommodating, very responsive, attentive and absolutely professional. He made everything flawless and we were able to send our grandmother off in a beautiful way. Thank you again!

Jasmine C.
September 12, 2022

Having lost a loved one is already difficult and Claudette Carter was very helpful, patience and kind during our appointment today. From the beginning we were greeted and welcome from Claudette and staff. We also loved how clean, organized the mortuary was. Thank you Claudette and California burial chapel.

Melissa P
June 22, 2022

I would like to thank Liz for helping us through this process, she made it as smooth as possible and always kept in touch with us every step of the way. Thank you so much Liz for your help and understanding during this difficult time we truly appreciate it.

Cynthia Bedoya
June 10, 2022

It's not easy having to choose the right place for you to lay your loves ones to rest. Let alone find a place where they can help prepare them and take care of all the details. This place values you and make you feel at ease. Working with Claudette has been the greatest feeling. She is beyond comforting and supportive. Claudette has helped with three funerals this passed year and we keep coming back just because she is so attentive. Thank You Claudette for being you ... The Prado- Rangel Family

Elena R.
January 28, 2022

My husbands uncle whom he loved very dearly passed away last year September 2020. We didn’t know who to call or where to seek help, fortunately we found California Cremation & Burial through a list of funeral homes the hospital provided. Our uncle had to be shipped back home to Guatemala to be put to rest, and Liz made everything super smooth and easy for us. She took care of everything, and anytime I had a question and had to call her she always answered my calls. Mind you this was during COVID so we did have to wait a little to get everything done since the Consulate in Guatemala was closed etc. But Liz was on top of everything, calling everyone she had to, and luckily she was able to get things done quicker. She even drove up to Sacramento to pick up documents for us! I HIGHLY recommend their services, they are a very reputable and professional Funeral home. I called them on a Saturday morning (after having called other places who didn’t answer) and they scheduled to meet with us that very same morning. They truly are caring and professional people.

Elizabeth G.
September 12, 2020

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