The Clairemont Difference
Since 1963, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the San Diego community. We exist to serve the unique needs of every family. Learn our story. Lean on us. And let our expertise lead you through the best experience possible.
We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.
We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family. People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.
Serving San Diego since 1963
Clairemont Mortuary' data-allow-empty>Clairemont Mortuary' data-allow-empty>Clairemont Mortuary' data-allow-empty>Clairemont Mortuary has been part of the San Diego community since we opened our doors in 1963 to serve the growing communities in North San Diego.
Our close affiliation with Greenwood Memorial Park and Mortuary gives us a full range of experience and industry knowledge to fully care for all families from every walk of life for their funeral and cemetery needs.
Compassionate, professional & personal
Our services are designed to help families find comfort during one of the most personal and challenging stages of their lives. We understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are committed to helping our families with compassionate, professional and personal service.
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Years in Business
We're members of the local community who have many years of experience caring for families from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Families know they can count on us to provide them the comfort they need when they need it most.
Managing Partner, Operations
Corretta has over 19 years of experience in the profession with 10 of those years spent as a funeral arranger. In her current role as Managing Partner, Operations of Greenwood, she oversees all aspects of helping families.
“I started with Greenwood in 2001 as the switchboard operator and transitioned into the role of a funeral arranger, where my passion for this serving families flourished,” Corretta says. “I enjoy driving into our park each day with a sense of pride that we help meet our clients’ diverse needs. I love that we can serve our community with our caring attitude and make a difference by comforting them in their time of need.”
Funeral Home Manager
Desmond takes pride in bringing traditional values, leadership, dignity and respect to everything he does at Greenwood.
As the manager of daily operations for the funeral home, he is tasked with overseeing funeral arrangers, care center staff and service directors. “I simply love the funeral business and the difference we make in many lives throughout our community,” Desmond says.
We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.
What Families Are Saying
The whole group at Clairemont was very helpful and Janel especially was wonderful, going above and beyond to support us during this difficult time.Lisa Drapeau 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Great care. Thank you for taking care of me and my loved one. Wonderful service.Alessandra C 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Super caring and patient people.... Jay was fantastic and the ladies that helped at the funeral were wonderful. Thank you SO much for making a very hard loss a little easier...Caroline Verba 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
My brother and I were very pleased with the entire process at Clairemont Mortuary. Very professional and accommodating. Frank was very nice to us, and quite a character! Thank you Frank!!Michael Anella 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
We’re happy with the service.Jay Lopez help us a lot.thank you very muchClariza Velasco 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The facility and the staff are just what I envisioned. The building is clean & uncluttered, and the staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and understanding. Whenever we have the need - we know that there is only one place to go, no matter what our requirement for the level of services that we want, CLAIREMONT MORTUARY.Steve Grebenstein 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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