Santa Rosa, the county seat of Sonoma County, is a city in California. With a population of 172,000, it is the most populous city on California’s North Coast.
There are currently four funeral homes in Santa Rosa serving the bereaved. Three of the funeral homes in Santa Rosa are conveniently located closer than five miles to the city center.
There are several crematoriums in Santa Rosa, as well as seven cemeteries and memorial gardens around the city, including Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery on Franklin Avenue, Chapel of the Chimes Cemetery on Santa Rosa Avenue, and Santa Rosa Memorial Park on Franklin Avenue.
Santa Rosa includes a wide range of places of worship, counting among others the Saint Rose Catholic Church on 10th Street, First United Methodist Church on Montgomery Drive, Congregation Beth Ami on Mayette Avenue, Santa Rosa Gurdwara Sahib on Melcon Lane, and the Islamic Society of Santa Rosa on Mendocino Avenue.
Californian state law requires a death certificate to be presented at the local registrar within eight days of the death. Embalming or refrigeration is also a requirement if the burial or cremation will not occur within 24 hours of the death. Established cemeteries must be used for all burials, and there are some restrictions on where ashes may be scattered.
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