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City View Funeral Home Cemetery & Crematorium - Salem Oregon
City View
Funeral Home
Cemetery &
Crematorium
503.363.8652
Family Owned &
Operated Since
1893
Call 24 hours - Office Hours 9-5

Events

  • A Memorial Day Veterans Service is held every year on the Monday of Memorial Day Memorial Event at City View Cemetery in Salem, OR weekend in the American Legion Circle. This event is sponsored by The Greater Salem Area Veterans Organization and includes speakers, a wreath presentation, special music, bagpipes and an echo 21-gun salute with a Civil War re-enactment group.

  • Avenue of Flags – Four times each year, the cemetery roads are lined with the flags of deceased veterans that their families have donated. The Avenue of Flags is displayed during the three days of Memorial Day weekend, Flag Day, Fourth of July and Veterans Day.

  • Memorial Christmas Tree – a commemorative Memorial Christmas Tree is placed each year at Christmas time in Mt. Crest Abbey Mausoleum. The tree usually goes up the first week of December and comes down after New Year’s Day. The tree is filled with ornaments that families have brought and placed in memory of their loved ones. A small brass tag is placed on every ornament. There are over 4000 ornaments on the tree.    

Observances

Spring

Memorial Day Service - Avenue of Flags
Flag Day - Avenue of Flags

Summer

Independence Day - Avenue of Flags

Fall

Veterans Day - Avenue of Flags

Winter

Memorial Christmas Tree - Avenue of Flags

Testimonials



Thank you for your donation to the Humane Society in Philip's name.

Thank you to all of your staff for the kindness you extend to all of us.

Philip's passing was very hard on all of us but all the things you did during a stressful time helped us.

Robert




City View,

I want to thank all of you for the wonderful service you gave me. I thought everything went beautifully and thanks so much for your donation to the Eye Clinic, that meant a lot to Jack -

Thanks again
Dee

I know now what a beautiful service you will have for my Mom & me.



Dear Rick,

I and my daughter are so grateful for your kindness in donating to Willamette Valley Hospice in memory of our dear Jim. Hospice is a truly wonderful organization.

You and your staff have shown extraordinary care and compassion in dealing with me and our large family.

We thank you from the bottom of our collective hearts.

Regards
Shirley



Thank you, for the donation to St. Germaines in memory of Peter and also for arranging for the tree to be planted in memory of Peter

I deeply appreciate all that you did to make this a time of memories that are uplifting.

God bless you!
In Him


Dear Mr. Hilts,

Thank you so much for your donation to the Willamette Hospice in memory of my mother, Madeline. I appreciated so much how you handled the funeral arrangements for my mother. Everything was handled in such a professional manner. Everyone was so caring and made this difficult time so much easier.

Thank you again for your thoughtfulness, it was so appreciated.

Nancy




City View,

We the Smith & Beers family, want to say thank you for your kindness and what all you and your dad did for us. We can never thank you enough.

God Bless and thank you
Smith & Beers Family.




And a special thanks to City View,

Without your excellent guidance at a very difficult and overwhelming time, we couldn't have felt so confident.

You didn't leave one detail unattended to, but yet did it in such a manner that we didn't feel ant pressure.

Every question and concern was handled professionally. Your easy & friendly manner was appreciated.

As a result, the services went on without a hitch.

Thank you again.
Sincerely,
Alice M.




Dear City View,

Many thanks to you for the care and service you gave us.

We appreciate your good advice, patience ad cheerful manner shown us during your visit concerning funeral arrangements.

the chapel was a perfect setting for a modest, yet appropriate memorial honoring our loved one.

We will remember you and City View to others when your services are needed.

Sincerely,
Irene & Ed




To the staff at City View...

Finding your greeting card and the beautiful rose at my doorstep was a complete surprise indeed. It was a thoughtful and compassionate gesture and I thank you so much for that.

Respectfully and sincerely,
Ernest




Rick & Staff

Thank you so much for your thoughtful note and beautiful red rose.
Your kindness touched my heart.

With love,
Jeri & Bob



Dear Staff,

Thank you for your help during this most difficult time. You and your staff have been a great help.

Respectfully,
Eric