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In Need A Death has Occured

We are here to care for you and your loved one — day or night, every day of the year. The first step is to call us.

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Let’s talk and get your thoughts down on paper. Call today to receive your FREE Final Wishes Organizer.

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Value of Ceremony

A ceremony, uniquely designed to celebrate the life journey of your loved one, is the first step in healing for your circle of family and friends.

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Send Comfort

From sprays and stands to baskets and vases, our florist carries a wide variety of beautiful options.

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Trusted Cremation from O'Connor Mortuary

Why we’re unique: trusted cremation experts

The standards of care that we have in place exceed California Law requirements and the standards of all other providers.
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From The Heart / Our Blog

Missing Your Dad on Father’s Day

Living intentionally with people is paramount to living well. I also believe intentionality is essential to grieving well. Father's Day hits a tender spot. Every year as I write posts about mothers and fathers I'm struck by the feeling of each day. Mother's Day feels pink and rosy, the prime [...]

Intentionally Commemorating Mother’s Day

Whether this is your first Mother's Day as a bereaved person or your 50th, Mother's Day brings all of us pause. As we take time to think about our own mothers or perhaps the children we are missing that made us mothers - it's important that we be present with [...]

Making Meaning by Donating Life: Register to Donate

A friend of mine shared that April is National Donate Life Month and pointed the way to the Donate Life Registry page. I registered. It felt so right and good to register myself as an organ and tissue donor. I was surprised at myself for not having done this before because [...]

Making Sense of God and Death

I have written and re-written this post so many ways. I don't know why it's so difficult to talk about God and Death - perhaps it's because so few people do. They are HUGE subjects for a small 600-word blog to tackle, but I think the real challenge I have [...]

Should Funerals Be Honest?

Should Funerals Be Honest?   A couple of days ago marked 4 years since I went through the training to become a Certified Celebrant with the Insight Institute. It was a perspective-altering experience that brought up a lot of uncertainty and discomfort with the way I had always seen funerals [...]

Life Lessons from My Mentor, Patricia Kolstad

my mentor & friend THE (famous) HAIR Well, she FINALLY, and ACTUALLY retired. After 25 years Patricia Kolstad has found a new, brilliant and lovely chapter in her life - unexpected, unlooked for, and completely deserved. She has been "Aunt Pat" to me for as long as I [...]

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Comforting Space

O'Connor Mortuary Laguna Hills Location

Laguna Hills

Chapel & Crematory

25301 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 581-4300

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O'Connor Mortuary Irvine Location

Irvine

Arrangement Center

4010 Barranca Parkway, Ste. 200
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 296-1010
(by appointment only)

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O'Connor Mortuary San Juan Capistrano Location

San Juan Capistrano

Arrangement Center

31920 Del Obispo, Ste. 270
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 325-0143
(by appointment only)

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Neil O'Connor

At O’Connor Mortuary, our family believes in the value of creating healing and meaningful ceremonies. For over a century, we have been helping families during the most difficult time in their lives.

This passion for helping families is the heart of our company. As we continually think about what we can do to better serve each family, we developed our core purpose statement:

Healing Hearts, Inspiring Trust, and Comforting Souls

This purpose captures our focus on what truly matters most.

Neil O’Connor
President & Chief Executive Officer

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