Below are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Catholic burial and funeral options at the Diocese of Stockton’s Catholic Cemeteries. If you have additional concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our family services counselors for information. We will do everything in our power to assist you and your loved ones during this difficult time.
Yes. In fact, we do encourage you to come in or call about pre-planning. This alleviates worry for your family members, who can rest assured knowing they are providing you with the type of service you desired.
No. At our Catholic Cemeteries, a person does not purchase the land, only the right of burial.
Yes. All of our cemeteries sell high-quality headstones, vases, and urns.
Yes. Since 1963, the Catholic Church has allowed cremations, provided that the cremated remains are then buried in a grave, crypt, or niche. The scattering or burial of partial cremated remains is not permitted.
Yes. A payment arrangement can be scheduled on any type of burial space.
No. At Catholic Cemeteries, flowers are left on your loved ones burial sites as long as they are within our rules and regulations regarding decorations. Funeral flowers are removed after 3 days.
No. Unfortunately, live or recorded music is not allowed at our funeral services.
No. Funeral services are only performed Monday through Friday.
Two bouquets per grave.
Potted plants (for a period of 10 days after Easter Sunday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Memorial Day, and Christmas)
P: (209) 466-4602
719 E. Harding Way
Stockton, CA 95201