Guide to Funeral Directors in Stockton

Stockton, on the San Joaquin River in California, is the seat of San Joaquin County. It is the 13th largest city in the state with a population in excess of 298,000.

There are 10 funeral homes in Stockton, located around the city. Nine of these can be found within five miles of the city center.

There are approximately three crematoriums in the city, and it has four cemeteries including: Stockton Rural Cemetery on Cemetery Lane, San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery on East Harding Way, and Temple Israel Cemetery on North Union Street.

The city has many notable places of worship including St Bernadette’s Catholic Church on Plymouth Road, Quail Lakes Baptist Church on Quail Lakes Drive, Temple Israel on North El Dorado Street, and the Islamic Center of Stockton on South Pilgrim Street.

In California, a death certificate must be filed with the local registrar within eight days. Embalming is necessary if burial or cremation does not occur within 24 hours. A casket is not specifically required for burial or cremation, but burial must take place in established cemeteries.

California’s laws concerning the scattering of cremation ashes are some of the strictest in the U.S. Most funeral homes in Stockton will be able to advise you of these regulations.

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