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Old Mission Cemetery
San Luis Obispo, California
93401 101 Bridge St.
(Mail To) P.O. Box 13428
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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Phone: (805) 541-0584
FAX: (805) 541-2127

Email: oldmisscem@att.net

Dating back to 1877 and finding its origins from the grounds of the Mission San Luis Obispo, Old Mission Cemetery occupies 9.2 acres two miles south of Mission San Luis Obispo. A new bridge and road (built in 1999) offers access from Bridge Street to the 2 acres of newly developed land intended for future ground burials. The non-perpetual care center section has recently been renovated with new gravel offering a clean complement to the surrounding lawn areas..

The cemetery serves Old Mission Parish as well as Nativity of Our Lady and the neighboring parishes of St. William's (Atascadero), St. Rose of Lima (Paso Robles), St. Patrick's (Arroyo Grande), St. Joseph's (Nipomo), and St. Timothy's (Morro Bay).


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Services provided at Old Mission Cemetery

oldmiss2.jpg (11992 bytes)Ground Burial: Old Mission Cemetery provides a selection of ground interment property to individuals and families on an immediate need basis and also for pre-planning. Double depth and traditional side by side (single) burials can be arranged. Gravesite prices range in value depending on the location selected.

Crypt Entombment: For individuals and families who prefer above ground interment, our Chapel and Garden mausoleum complexes offers single and companion arrangements. 

oldmiss3.jpg (12430 bytes)Cremated Remains: Old Mission Cemetery provides for the permanent care and memorialization of cremated remains. Individuals and families may select from ground burial in urn sites. Above ground inurnment in specially designed niches are also available.

Services: Labor fees for interment services (known as opening & closing), apply when a gravesite, mausoleum or niche site is prepared for the interment service. Outer burial receptacles (burial or urn vaults) are required where applicable within the cemetery. The Cemetery offers Committal services in our cemetery Chapel, or at Graveside, Cryptside and Nicheside at no extra charge.

oldmiss4.jpg (8766 bytes)Memorialization: Memorial Monuments (headstones) may be arranged through the cemetery office. Currently, both flat and upright granite and flat bronze memorials are allowed. We also offer memorial pictures, benches, religious emblems and statues in specific areas throughout the cemetery.

Payment Terms: A minimum deposit of 10% is required on pre-need purchases, however, special terms are also available for people in need. Interest free financing is available. Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Hours of Visitation: 8:00 a.m. to dusk each day of the year.

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, (appointments are appreciated).

Mass: The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is offered at 10:00 on the first Saturday of each month in our cemetery Chapel.