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Honoring Final Goodbyes with Dignity

Your trust is highly valued by us. Our clients choose the Historic Union Cemetery because they recognize our unwavering commitment to providing a serene final resting place of historical significance.

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The Rich History of Historic Union Cemetery, Bakersfield
Bakersfield, California, nestled within the San Joaquin Valley, is a town steeped in history. From its oil boom days to its country music heritage, the region is rich with stories…
The Importance of Preserving Historical Cemeteries
Historical cemeteries are more than final resting places for the departed; they are gateways into the past, etching stories of yesteryears into the fabric of our present. Every headstone and…
Understanding the process of direct cremation
What is Direct Cremation? Direct cremation is a straightforward and simplified process that happens after death, excluding any funeral or memorial service held before the cremation. It is the most…


first responders recognition day

Thursday, October 27, 2023
First Responders Recognition Day

El Tradicional Dia De Los Muertos

Thursday, November 2, 2023
El Tradicional Dia De Los Muertos 


What a smooth experience I had with Doris! Doing this stuff for a loved one is very hard and I wasn’t sure where to begin but im thankful for how easy she made the process for us. My calls were always returned and questions answered!

Carli Hazard

We have several of our family members interred here. Office Staff and Grounds Keeping Staff are compassionate and professional. The mature trees and turf areas make for a peaceful and welcoming spot to pay respects.

Richard Taylor

Well kept. Compassionate staff. Made for a lovely service for my friend’s father.

Nancy Rosengren

A cemetery that cares for our community, they have the best service and the History of our town, great consumer service, with companion and care.

Coach Clarita

I highly recommend this place. Jordan is amazing, took care of everything fast and efficiently, with great compassion. Can’t be thankful enough, couldn’t ask for more.

Olga N

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730 Potomac Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307

Union Cemetery Funeral Home – (FD2325 / CR214)
IRS Registered 501C3 Non Profit Organization – Federal Tax ID #95-1314280

For more information on Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Matters you may contact:
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite #S-208 Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 574-7870 or 1-800-952-5210

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