Personal Touches That Make Your Funeral Unforgettable

At Sunset View Cemetery and Mortuary, we realize that each of our neighbors in El Cerrito, Kensington, and Piedmont wants their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful. Highlight the five senses. If… Read More

How to Make a Loved One’s Funeral Memorable

A funeral is a beautiful way to celebrate a loved one’s unique life story. Here at Sunset View, our dedicated staff members work hard to help families in El Cerrito, El Sobrante, and Piedmont honor their loved ones with a personalized service. We encourage families to… Read More

How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many Oakland, Berkeley, and Richmond families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that was meaningful and told the story of their… Read More

How to Create the Perfect Video Tribute for Your Loved One’s Funeral

If there is one thing we have learned serving families in Pinole, El Sobrante, Oakland, Berkeley, El Cerrito, and Richmond, it’s the importance funeral planning plays in the grief process. While this is certainly not easy for a person who… Read More

Creating a Memorial Garden Helps in Healing After a Loss

There’s an old Chinese proverb that says, “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, be a gardener.” Our Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary staff wants to give this sentiment a new twist by saying, “If you want help healing after a loss, be a gardener.” In… Read More

Four of the Most Popular Personalization Options

At Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary, one of the questions we are often asked is, “How can I make the service for my loved one feel more personal?” This is a question our experienced team welcomes from the El Cerrito, Oakland, Berkeley, and Richmond families we serve,… Read More

Special Touches You Can Add to Your Funeral Plans

Personalizing a funeral that highlights who your loved one was in their life is an important part of planning a funeral. Adding meaningful details shines a spotlight on their interests, hobbies, accomplishments, and passions. Many El Cerrito, Oakland, Berkeley, and Richmond families come to… Read More

The Many Ways to Personalize a Loved One’s Farewell

For many of the families we serve in El Cerrito and the surrounding California communities, a memento of a loved one can be incredibly comforting in the days and months following a death. With many memorial items to choose from at… Read More

Your Story Told Your Way

Chinese philosopher Confucius wrote, “A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” Planning ahead is wise, which is why we do it for almost every major life event. But you would be surprised how many people have not yet thought… Read More

Personalization: Show What Made Your Loved One Special

At Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary, we believe every life in El Cerrito, Kensington, Richmond, Berkeley, and Oakland represents a unique story. When it comes time to say goodbye to your loved one, our goal is to help you tell their… Read More