If a death occurs at the Hospital, Hospice, Nursing Home or Assisted Living Center.
The Hospice Nurse, Hospital Nurse or Physician will come to the room and make the pronouncement of death. Ask the Nurse to contact California Cremation Society at
If a death occurs at home:
Call the local Police. They will determine if the Coroner needs to be involved. They will authorize us to come and bring the body into our care.
If a Death has occurred and the Medical Examiner or county Coroner is involved.
Please Call us at
Download the California Consumer Guide
California Consumer Guide for funeral & cemetery purchases.
Department of Consumer Affairs’ Cemetery and Funeral Bureau.
Download Individual pages/paperwork as needed.
page 1 - Cover Fax Sheet
This is the cover sheet with information on how to arrange a cremation online with California Cremation Society.
page 2 - Cremation Check List
This form is used to make sure you have everything you will need to complete the cremation process.
page 3 - Informant's name w/authorization to release
This form is used to release the Decedent to the California Cremation Society.
page 4 - Statistical Information sheet
This form is used to collect the required information to complete the non-medical portion of the official death certificate.
page 5 - Authorization for Cremation and Disposition.
This contract authorizes California Cremation Society the ability to take charge of the cremated remains of the deceased.
page 6 - Declaration for Disposition of cremated remains
This form describes the details of the final disposition of the cremated remains.
page 7 - Disclosure of Pre-need Funeral agreement
This form makes explicit the existence, or the absence of a pre-need arrangement.
page 8 - Authorization for Disposition with or without Embalming
This form serves as written confirmation of the custodian's desires regarding embalming.
page 9 - California Cremation Society's Statement of Goods & Services Price List.
This page outline the services and cost you can expect form California Cremation Society.
page 10 - California Cremation Society's Payment Voucher
This page includes our Request for number of Death Certificates, obituaries, Social Security Information and payment voucher.
California Cremation Society
586 North First Street Suite 107 San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 998-4066 (831) 372-3536
Toll-Free (800) 816-5777
Fax (408) 287-8610
*Please Call for an appointment