Neptune Society of
Los Angeles / Sherman Oaks, CA

“We take care of families”

Losing a loved one is difficult. Remove a great burden by making arrangements ahead of time thus giving friends and family members space and time to grieve.

Learn more about pre planning a cremation by downloading our FREE Cremation Guide. Simply fill out the form to the right for immediate access.

Cremation Service in Los Angeles / Sherman Oaks, CA

Los Angeles, CA Cremation Pre-Planning: What You Should Know

  • Cremation is Affordable
  • Prepaid Cremation Saves Money
  • Preplanning Gives You Control
  • Preplanning Provides Peace of Mind
  • Use the form on this page for a FREE cremation planning guide.

Cremation: Los Angeles, CA

Sherman Oaks Cremation Planning. Serving Los Angeles since 1971, the Neptune Society Sherman Oaks’ experienced team is ready to answer your questions and guide you through cremation planning for a Los Angeles cremation or Sherman Oaks cremation. Cremation allows for an individualized and meaningful tribute at a cost far less than a traditional funeral and burial. A thoughtful Los Angeles cremation plan designed to address final needs offers peace of mind for you and your family. The Neptune Society Sherman Oaks’ manager has, for more than ten years, expertly and compassionately guided families from the greater Los Angeles area through cremation planning.

Affordable Cremation Sherman Oaks

Affordable Prepaid Cremation. Sherman Oaks Neptune Society has provided quality prepaid cremation services at an exceptional value for 40 years, making Neptune Society the nation’s largest provider of affordable cremation services. Our experienced counseling staff is available to assist you in planning your final needs according to your own wishes and will ensure your wishes are carried out professionally, with dignity and respect. A Neptune Society Sherman Oaks’ pre-planned pre-paid cremation offers both convenience and reduced burden for family and loved ones. When looking for an economical Los Angeles cremation, with or without scatter at sea services, look no further than Neptune Society Sherman Oaks.

The Neptune Society Sherman Oaks has been serving Los Angeles County since 1971 offering cremation services and scatter at sea services. Sherman Oaks residents trust us to meet their pre-arranged prepaid cremation needs. Some plans include the option to scatter at sea with a service performed by the Captain of the Neptune II. Sea scattering may be performed with or without the family present. Please contact us for details.

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Has a loved one passed away? Get assistance now.

Coordinating end-of-life services without a pre-arranged plan is overwhelming for many families. Our caring and experienced professionals in Los Angeles walk you through every step of planning a Los Angeles-area cremation to help you through this difficult time. We handle:

  • The death certificate and cremation permit
  • Creating a Los Angeles cremation plan that meets your needs
  • Transporting your loved one to the cremation facility
  • Arranging post-cremation burial or scattering services

Fill out the form on the right to get in touch with a local cremation professional regarding a recent death in the family. Someone will be in touch with you shortly.

Next, gather information. Neptune Society, doctors, state agencies, and other officials will need the following information about the deceased in order to proceed:

  • Birth date and birthplace
  • Social Security number
  • Father's name and state of birth
  • Mother's maiden name and state of birth
  • Form DD-214 (if deceased was a veteran)
  • A copy of the driver's license

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Los Angeles, CA Veteran Cremation

Our dedicated family service representatives in Los Angeles are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Los Angeles veterans may be eligible for the following benefits through the Department of Veteran's Affairs:

  • Special honors: American flag and Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • A credit to help pay for your Los Angeles cremation service
  • Interment of cremated remains in a National Cemetery

We help you navigate your veteran’s benefits eligibility and cremation planning. Contact us below to learn more.

Request Veteran Cremation Information

Veteran Information:

Visit The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for questions/information on VA and benefits.

Los Angeles National Cemetery
950 S Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 268-4675

Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside, CA 92518
(951) 653-8417

About Us

The Neptune Society in Sherman Oaks is proud to be the first and original branch of the Neptune Society. Founded in Burbank in 1972 with the objective of offering simple, dignified cremation services, we moved to our Sherman Oaks location in 2002.

Driving Directions to Our Office:

From 101:

  • Exit Woodman Ave and head south, towards Ventura Blvd.
  • We are located on the left side of the street, just before the intersection of Woodman Ave. and Ventura Blvd.

Our Office Proudly Serves the Following Areas and Counties:

  • Los Angeles County
  • South Ventura County

*Distance restrictions may apply in some cases in some areas.

Our Team

Dana Gutman-Wedge

Service Manager

Dana has been with the Neptune Society since 2013. She is a licensed funeral director and embalmer, with 12 years’ experience in the funeral industry. Dana graduated from the Mortuary Science program at Cypress College in 2006.

Kim Ferreira

Office Manager

Kim has been with the Neptune Society for 17 years. Kim, like many of us here, is an avid animal lover and actively works to raise awareness for animal rescue.

Kathrine Lowe

Arrangement Counselor

Kathy has been with the Neptune Society for 5 years. Kathy is a proud mother of three beautiful children and is the secretary for their PTA.

Candace Juleff

Arrangement Counselor

Although Candace is new to our Neptune team, she has been working in the funeral industry since 2002. She is a graduate of the Mortuary Science program at Cypress College.

Kristina Woody

Arrangement Counselor

Kristina has been with the Neptune Society for 9 years. Kristina just became a proud grandmother for the second time and enjoys sharing photos with the Neptune team.

Jennifer Robinson

Arrangement Counselor

Jennifer has been with the Neptune Society for 12 years. She is a proud mother and grandmother who enjoys spending time with her family

Wendy Moreno

Arrangement Counselor

Wendy has been with the Neptune Society for 4 years. Prior to joining Neptune, Wendy practiced real estate in Calabasas.

Carolyn Simpson

Arrangement Counselor

Carolyn has been with the Neptune Society for 24 years. Carolyn is active in our community and regularly volunteers for Relay for Life in Glendale.

In the Community

Neptune Society Sherman Oaks, CA Delivers Homemade Muffins to Several Local Businesses

California Hospice and Palliative Care Association Annual Conference

CHAPCA is a membership association that promotes and strengthens the delivery of palliative and hospice care for terminally ill patients and their families through education and advocacy. Join Neptune Society’s Sherman Oaks office at the upcoming annual conference for additional information.

November 9-10, 2015
Hilton Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

Concerts in the Park

A concert series held at Warner Park in Woodland Hills.

June 2015