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About Us

The Chapel of the Chimes Difference

Our Purpose

Since 1872, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the Hayward community. We exist to serve the unique needs of every family. Learn our story. Lean on us. And let our expertise lead you through the best experience possible.

Words we live by
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
Our Family is here for yours

Our pledge

What we stand for

We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.

Care
We treat you and your loved one as if you were our part of our own family, providing the support and serenity you need.
Comfort
We go the extra mile to ensure that families are given the compassion they so desperately need during this time.
Plan
We are your trusted guide in times of immediate need, as well as when you're ready to make plans for the future.
History & Staff

Our Story

Learn the legacy

We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family. People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.

Deep roots in the East Bay community

Chapel of the Chimes Hayward Funeral Home and Memorial Park has deep roots in the East Bay’s diverse cultural and ethnic community, having served families in the area since 1872.

An exquisite setting to celebrate life

With sweeping views of the Bay Area and stunning pastoral scenery, this meticulously maintained 61-acre property is an exquisite setting in which to celebrate the life of a loved one. It is also the final resting place for some of the area’s most notable pioneers.

One-stop convenience

Known for its dignity, peace and serenity, Chapel of the Chimes Hayward Funeral Home and Memorial Park is a full-service facility offering the one-stop convenience of an expansive funeral home, cemetery and on-site crematory.

Quality, sincerity and trust

Having provided exceptional service for more than 145 years, we’re proud of the reputation we’ve built on quality, sincerity and trust, with services that celebrate the life of each individual and respect the wishes of every family.

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Chapel of the Chimes by the numbers

100K+

Legacies Honored

150+

Years in Business

5.3M+

Moments Remembered

Locations

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Our team

Meet our amazing staff

We're members of the local community who have many years of experience caring for families from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Families know they can count on us to provide them the comfort they need when they need it most.

Elizabeth Mendoza

Elizabeth Mendoza

Call Center Agent

Talia Romo

Talia Romo

Call Center Agent

Alana Barragan

Alana Barragan

Family Service Advisor

Alex Davis-Floyd

Alex Davis-Floyd

Family Service Advisor

Kristen Catap

Kristen Catap

Family Service Advisor

Dora  Lepe

Dora Lepe

Community Service Supervisor

Sophie Aretta

Sophie Aretta

Community Service Advisor

Daira Hipolito

Daira Hipolito

Funeral Arranger

Kimberley Elliott

Kimberley Elliott

Funeral Arranger

Mele Lasike

Mele Lasike

Funeral Arranger

Sarah Zamora

Sarah Zamora

Funeral Arranger

Jeffrey Orozco Sr

Jeffrey Orozco Sr

Embalmer

Landist Harris

Landist Harris

Embalmer

Dijnae Savage

Dijnae Savage

Crematory Operator

Paul Newton

Paul Newton

Crematory Operator

Mimi Jennings

Mimi Jennings

Care Center Associate

Yesenia Martinez

Yesenia Martinez

Care Center Associate

Joshua Nacu

Joshua Nacu

Print Center Specialist

Andrew Serna

Andrew Serna

Funeral Associate

Becky Lopez

Becky Lopez

Funeral Associate

Besh Duenas

Besh Duenas

Funeral Associate

Cassaundra  DeLaCruz

Cassaundra DeLaCruz

Funeral Associate

Drew Hutton

Drew Hutton

Funeral Associate

Erica Oropeza

Erica Oropeza

Funeral Associate

Kris Hurtado

Kris Hurtado

Funeral Associate

Marta Turrubiartes

Marta Turrubiartes

Funeral Associate

Nate Baslee

Nate Baslee

Funeral Associate

Norma Sarinana

Norma Sarinana

Funeral Associate

Vince Yeager

Vince Yeager

Funeral Associate

Zane Mufty

Zane Mufty

Funeral Associate

Carmen Morales

Carmen Morales

Housekeeper

Briann Wilson

Briann Wilson

Clerical and Administrative Specialist II

Kathryn Rogers

Kathryn Rogers

Clerical and Administrative Specialist I

Tirza Stewart

Tirza Stewart

Clerical and Administrative Specialist I

Cesar Rojas

Cesar Rojas

Cemetery Caretaker

Emiliano Rojas

Emiliano Rojas

Cemetery Caretaker

Ezequiel  Juarez

Ezequiel Juarez

Cemetery Caretaker

Jose  Arreguin

Jose Arreguin

Cemetery Caretaker

Jose Luis Garcia

Jose Luis Garcia

Cemetery Caretaker

Julia  Villarreal

Julia Villarreal

Cemetery Caretaker

Manuel Salazar

Manuel Salazar

Cemetery Caretaker

Michael Martinez

Michael Martinez

Cemetery Caretaker

Rodolfo  Guzman

Rodolfo Guzman

Cemetery Caretaker

Kevin Horton

Kevin Horton

Facility Maintenance

Why Us

We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.

Memorable Tributes
Full-Service Arrangements
We proudly provide both funeral and cemetery arrangements to make the process seamless and customized to your needs.
Online Funerals
We've adapted our services to make it easier for friends and family to participate from home. Please call us at (510) 400-4442 talk through your options.
24/7/365 Care
For generations we have stood by our commitment to caring for our community. We're here for you anytime you need us.
Virtual Appointments
All arrangements can now be made remotely. We'll work together however you feel comfortable, whether it's by phone, video conference or email.
Committed to Service

Awards

2023

Top Workplaces USA 2023
Testimonials

What Families Are Saying

Real Stories from Real People

Professional, detailed oriented, listen and understand our particular need, provide services exactly meet our need. Highly recommended.

Author: Feiya Moh rated with 5 stars

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Careers

Join us

We're hiring

We offer a healthy work/life balance and invite ideas and innovation. Chapel of the Chimes Hayward Funeral Home and Memorial Park is where our team members' purpose and passion unite.

Why Plan Ahead?

Plan for the future, today.
By planning your funeral, you can make sure your life is celebrated the way you want, and give your loved ones the peace-of-mind they need when the time comes.