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This new Colma Cremation video serves as our introduction to you.  Watch the video to learn more about who we are and what we do, and why you should choose Colma Cremations.

An "advance health care directive" lets your physician, family and friends know your health care preferences, including the types of special treatment you want or don't want at the end of life, your desire for diagnostic testing, surgical procedures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and organ donation.  By considering your options early, you can ensure the quality of life that is important to you and avoid having your family "guess" your wishes or having to make critical medical care decisions for...

Advance Planning is an expression of love to your family and is a caring decision for yourself. Choose your service and place your money in a California Master Trust. You can open a Master Trust with as little as $100 and a payment plan with no interest. This legal document is easy, safe, states your wishes, saves you money and is secure. Your trust can easily be converted to SSI or Medical eligibility. A worldwide travel plan is also available. CMT (California Master Trust) is regulated by...

Colma Cremation and Funeral Services is a family owned and operated business, and we have over 50 years of combined service in the funeral industry.   We began our company by providing affordable solutions and varied choices to families.  A growing number of people are looking for greener funeral options.  There are many shades of green and we can guide, advise and help you in the decision making process for a more eco-conscious end of life ritual for your loved one.


Do you know that we  honor your loved one with a beautiful tree planted in memory in a National Forest by the Arbor Day Foundation? This tree will be a silent sentinel, an honorable monument to your loved one for decades to come.

The half-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is coming to the Bay Area April 8-12, 2015 at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno.

Pre-Arrangement and Record of Personal Affairs.  Call 650.757.1300 or email for  your free copy.

Saturday, January 3,2015 at 7:30 pm Crissy Field West Bluff Picnic Area San Francisco, CA Please go to for more information.

Have you lost a loved one, such as a parent, family member or close friend?On New Years Saturday (1/3/15), join your friends and family for a memorial tribute, celebrating those we've lost in years past and honoring their souls with a glowing message to the sky. Come join us for the sunset, followed by the launch of our tribute in the sky at 7:30 PM.  For more information, please go to

A free Holiday Grief Support Workshop Wednesday, December 17th - 10:30 - Noon in the Msgr. Bowe Room at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in San Francisco.  Facilitator: Deacon Christoph Sandoval. For further details, please call Sr. Esther at (415) 567-2020, ex. 218.