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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

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 [...]

Talking with the Dead

I have learned so much from grieving people and I continue to be amazed at the creative, meaningful, and symbolic rituals they take on in the journey of missing their loved one. Recently, I came across a story deeply grabbed my heart and that I am so thankful I listened [...]

Why We Should All Celebrate The Day of the Dead

Why we should all celebrate the day of the dead // What do you do throughout the year to honor people in your family who have died? Do you mark their birthday? Deathiversary (yes, that’s a thing)? Do you gather together with others to remember and share the love that [...]

The Compounded Grief of Premature Deaths

There are no easy deaths - there are no situations where the grief experience isn't difficult, complex, and sad. That said, there is a generally accepted threshold where lives are deemed as having been "lived, good and long." When 90 year olds die, we grieve but we do not grapple [...]

My Favorite Advice About Time

I recently finished a podcast called S-Town that featured the true & tragic story John B. McLemore, an astoundingly brilliant horologist - that is, someone who has studied time. The narrator and John begin to discuss sundials together and I learned that most sundials feature a latin inscription about time. [...]

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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


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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