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Famous Mausoleums

Mausoleums have served as burial sites for centuries. The Tomb of Mausolus was built between 353 and 350 BC in the ancient town of Halicarnassus, known today as the modern city of Bodrum in Turkey. Mausolus was a governor in the Persian Empire, and his tomb was...

Phoenix Cremation | Advance Planning

If you’re thinking about Phoenix cremation as a part of your advanced planning, you may be wondering about costs. Of course, there are many options when it comes to Phoenix cremation and the different costs associated with them. It all depends on your personal wishes...

Mountain View Memorial Gardens

When you visit Mountain View Memorial Gardens, you are surrounded by the serenity and peacefulness of our lush landscaping and well cared for grounds. It is this type of environment that you would expect when you come to pay respects to a loved one. At Mountain View...

Considering A Columbarium

More and more people are choosing cremation as an option. It is a simple and cost-effective alternative for interment. And, it provides you with choices when it comes to what to do with the remains. One such option is interment in a columbarium. What exactly is a...

Cremation Facts & History

Cremation in the United States Cremation has been in existence in the United States since the late 19th century. The first crematory was built in Washington, PA in 1876. A few years later, in 1884, another crematory opened in Lancaster PA. The practice of cremation...

Funeral Homes | Coffin or Casket?

Funeral homes are the primary source in the United States when you need help in planning a traditional, ground burial funeral. Directors at funeral homes are equipped to provide guidance when making funeral decisions. This assistance can include direction on choosing...

Mesa Funeral Home | Epitaphs

April 6 is National Write Your Own Epitaph Day. Really, there is such a day. At Mountain View Funeral Home, a Mesa funeral home, we think it is important to examine how epitaphs can leave a mark on a person’s legacy…and why it’s not a bad idea to consider writing your...

Funeral Homes Chandler AZ

With so many cemeteries and funeral homes Chandler AZ, it can be difficult to make a decision about which one to choose. At Mountain View Funeral Home, we would like to provide some suggestions about what to look for: 1. Many funeral homes Chandler AZ offer good...

Gilbert Funeral Home | Wills

Mountain View Funeral Home is a Gilbert funeral home that believes in taking care of family.  That includes having a will prepared when you are no longer around to care for them.  When including property (your belongings) in your will, it is important to know that...

Phoenix Funeral Home | Honoring Heroes

Mountain View Funeral Home is a Phoenix funeral home that honors our military veterans. Whether they served during peacetime or wartime, our vets deserve our utmost respect. That is why our Phoenix funeral home takes great effort to make sure that funerals for...