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The Sunset View Difference

If there’s one comment we hear over and over again from families who choose Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary, it’s this: “Your views are breathtaking, your grounds are pristine, but what we’ll always remember is how your team made us feel.” While there… Read More

The Many Options That Come with Cremation

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral: People used to believe that if they chose cremation they could not have a funeral service, or if they did, it wouldn’t be as… Read More

3 Reasons Families Choose Sunset View

Working in our profession allows us a unique, and often intimate, glimpse into people’s lives. In helping families in Berkeley, Kensington, El Cerrito, Richmond, and surrounding areas, plan funeral, burial, and cremation services, we talk with them during their most vulnerable… Read More

Why You Should Include Receptions in Your Prearrangements

The world is like a library filled with books, with each person contributing his or her own volume. And everyone wants to be sure that when they leave the earth, their story will still be told. You can be a part of making sure this happens by… Read More

With Your Comfort in Mind: Our Recent Facility Updates

Thomas Edison is rumored to have inspired his laboratory staff by saying, “There’s a way to do it better – find it.” Edison’s work was important, and it required continual innovation in order to stay relevant. We feel that our work at Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary… Read More

Funeral Service Options: What is Best for My Loved One?

Planning a funeral involves many personal decisions concerning how you or your loved one wish to be laid to rest. We often hear questions from the Bay Area families we serve about the major differences between the funeral options we offer and what will fit best for… Read More

Managing Grief During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a time of great joy for Bay Area families. Despite all of the family togetherness and holiday cheer though,  this time of year can be very painful for those who have lost a loved one. Even the most wonderful traditions – the annual family… Read More

Announcing Our New Blog!

Welcome to the new Sunset View blog! If this is your first time stopping by, we hope you’ll spend some time getting to know us, including the many ways we can serve El Cerrito families, as well as those in the entire Bay Area. We’re so excited… Read More