Murrieta is located in Riverside County, California, south-east of Los Angeles. One of the fastest growing cities in the state thanks to its commutable distance from places like San Diego, it has a population of around 100,000.
Murrieta has a tranquil suburban feel to its community. There are plenty of Christian churches and a mosque in Murrieta, and also many other places of worship here and in nearby Temecula. A local funeral director can help you arrange a service to celebrate your loved one's life.
There are two funeral homes in Murrieta, and another in Temecula. The Murrieta Valley Cemetery, also called Laurel Cemetery, is the main location for burials. It is found on the south-west edge of the city. It also has an attached crematorium with provision for burial and a columbarium with niches for urns.
There are many other cremation options to be found in the private funeral homes in the area. Be aware that in California, interments must occur in an established cemetery, unless special permission is sought, and state regulations apply to scattering ashes. Funeral homes in Murrieta will be happy to advise on the best course of action for a beautiful ceremony, whichever option is chosen.
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