Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary announced that it will expand its service to meet the needs of families previously served by Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy Funeral Directors, which closes on Aug. 31. In addition, all service prearrangements from Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy will be entrusted to Pierce Brothers Westwood Village after the Santa Monica funeral home closes. Both entities are part of the Dignity Memorial network of funeral providers.

“We are proud to have served Santa Monica and the neighboring communities at Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy for more than 75 years,” said Jeff Baker, manager, Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy. “I am confident that the professionals at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village will provide the same high standard of service and compassionate, quality care to all of our families.”

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village is working diligently to ensure that the transition of existing prearrangements is completely seamless.

“At Pierce Brothers Westwood Village we appreciate the trust that families place in our care,” said Steve Mahrle, mortuary and cemetery supervisor, Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary. “We consider it an honor to serve every family we work with and look forward to sharing more information about our facilities and services with the families in our extended community.”

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village, just three miles from Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy, has been providing services in the community for over 100 years. Pierce Brothers Westwood Village’s new Concierge Service enables families to preplan or make arrangements in the comfort of their own homes. Pierce Brothers Westwood Village provides services for burial and cremation to meet each family’s distinct needs. Call (310) 474-1579 for more information or visit www.pbwvmortuary.com.

  • Submitted by Phyllis Grabot, Corridor Communications