3 Preplanning Mistakes to Avoid

Time and time again, we hear from those in El Cerrito, Piedmont, and Albany who’ve had this experience: After attending a burial or end-of-life celebration for a loved one, they decide it would be a good idea to express their own preferences. After all, it’s common to have more opinions about your own end-of-life… Read More

How to Stay Healthy During the Colder Months

When winter comes to El Cerrito, Berkeley, and Kensington, temperatures drop, and family fun moves indoors—unless of course, you like to hike or explore the outdoors. Our staff members at Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary do all they can to stay healthy during the colder months. It’s… Read More

Understanding the Burial and Cremation Process

Until a loved one dies, many families in Richmond, Pinole, and Oakland don’t know the extent of end-of-life options, including the details of cremation, traditional burial, and the selection of a final resting place. Our Sunset View Mortuary staff hears questions like, “Can we have a funeral even with cremation?”,… Read More

How to Handle Loved Ones’ Death Anniversaries

At Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary, we prioritize helping families pay meaningful tribute to the loved ones they’ve lost. Our compassionate staff members assist families in El Cerrito, Pinole, and Alameda County with grief support even after the funeral has ended. No matter… Read More

Managing All of Your End-of-Life Documents

As we age, there are many important decisions to make and documents to organize regarding our legacy. At Sunset View Cemetery, our expert staff members help families in El Cerrito, Albany, and Pinole manage their end-of-life documents. We realize it can be confusing knowing which documents are important and… Read More

7 Unusual Funeral Terms You May Not Know

People who aren’t involved in the funeral industry may not understand a lot of the terms that come up while they’re planning a funeral or memorial service. To help our neighbors in El Cerrito, Albany, and Piedmont navigate this unfamiliar territory, our team at Sunset View Cemetery &… Read More

All About Our Care Team

At Sunset View Cemetery, our roots in the Bay Area go back to the early 20th century, when our original founders opened a small country cemetery in the Berkeley Hills. Our caring staff has been serving families in our community with high-quality funeral and cremation services for… Read More

5 Tips for Helping Grieving Teens

Grief is overwhelming at any age, but the death of a loved one can be especially tough for teenagers, who are already dealing with the ups and downs of adolescence. Our staff at Sunset View Crematory & Mortuary has a lot of experience planning funeral arrangements with families, and we… Read More

Debunking Burial Myths

For a host of reasons, many people feel uncomfortable talking about death and death-adjacent topics like burial and cremation. While it may not be easy to have these conversations, it is important to distinguish between myth and fact when it comes to end-of-life options. At Sunset View Cemetery and Mortuary our staff frequently speaks with… Read More

Best Places to Watch the Fireworks in the Bay Area

July 4th is one of the most exciting holidays to celebrate here in the Bay Area, and our staff members here at Sunset View Cemetery look forward to it each summer. Between stunning fireworks displays and fun-filled patriotic events happening in El Sobrante, Berkeley, and Oakland, there’s so much… Read More