What Does It Mean to Be Patriotic?

When our country is in peril, Americans – and especially those from El Cerrito and the San Francisco Bay Area – are quick to rally to her aid. When we’ve fallen victim to brutal attacks, our men and women fight with uncommon valor. During times of crisis, our patriotic… Read More

Why It’s Essential for Veterans to Preplan

When we’re asked lay a veteran to rest at Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary, we take that responsibility very seriously. We use this high honor to do everything possible to plan a worthy and memorable ceremony for those who served our country while securing the veterans benefits he or… Read More

How to Make a Veteran’s Funeral Special

Our staff at Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary agrees there is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. We will never forget moving moments like these: Soldiers presenting the folded American flag to a grieving family. A bugler playing Taps.  A three-gun volley fired… Read More

Why is a Permanent Memorial for a Veteran Important?

At Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary , we can’t think of a higher privilege than laying a veteran to rest, and we’re honored to do our part in commemorating the lives of our servicemen and women. It’s not every day we come across people as brave and courageous… Read More

Honoring Our Military All Year Round

At Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary, we count it a deep privilege to honor the sacrifices made by military men and women around the country. Our staff cannot overstate the importance of paying tribute to these heroes, who give so much of themselves to protect the ideals… Read More

We Are Proud to Fly the Flag for Our Veterans

As we consider the young men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years, whether overseas and protecting our borders at home, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high-flying flag” take on special meaning. As Americans – and as people from… Read More

A Tribute to Veterans

Today is the day we set aside to honor American veterans who have honorably served or are currently serving our great country. All Americans publicly observe and honor all members of the various branches of the U.S. Armed Forces who all share a dedication to the defense… Read More

Honoring Those Who Gave All

Every Memorial Day for the past 150 years, people have gathered across El Cerrito, Oakland, Berkeley, and other places in the Bay Area in solemn remembrance of those who have died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The whole team here at… Read More