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I would like to thank Jose and his family at Stockton Funeral Home for all of their help with my husbands services. We were in the middle of the pandemic when my husband passed away in Dec. 2020. Jose was recommended to us by Martha from the SJ Cemetery. When we arrived to talk about the options we had for his services Jose greeted us and treated us like family. He eased our minds and helped us out. While other funeral homes either turned us away, gave us dates 1 to 2 months out or limited the services to the parking lot with only 10 people, Jose allowed us to use the chapel with full services. Our family 100% recommends his services.

Thank you,

Patti Rivera and family

Patti Rivera
November 30, 2021

I have to start off with giving Stockton Funeral Home a 10 plus plus. Jose and Family took great care of my family in our moment of grief. I called several funeral homes and was all placed on hold and told someone would call me back. When I called SFH at 6am in the morning and Jose answered as if he was waiting on my call. I asked him all kind of questions and he answered and not one time did he tell me that he need to get back to me. He gave me a quote and I called him about 3-4 more times and he was still polite and helpful. When me and my sister in law went in and meet him he was the same polite and honest. The quote that he gave us over the phone didn't change. We were concerned about how my nephew would look. He assured us that he would look like hisself and he did. His son did a awesome job on my nephew. If any of you are looking for someone that will treat you like family call Jose at Stockton Funeral Home. Thank you Jose and Family for making us feel like family in our time of grief.

Elana Hampton
September 6, 2021

I want to thank Jose and staff taking time with me and family during our grieving time. Jose took all phone calls answer every question he assured me my son would look like himself which he did. He gave us the figures on the funeral didn't change once we arrived like most funeral homes do take advantage of grieving families. I would recommend him and staff over and over again. Jose and staff I appreciate everything you all do and thanks so much. Much Love Mama

D'Arblay Hoover
September 1, 2021

Jose and his family helped us out tremendously during our difficult time. We asked Jose for a dozen special requests and he carried them out with better than expected results. In addition, we had an issue with recording our son’s video and Jose generously spent his own time trying to find a solution for it. If you are ever looking for a funeral service with compassionate personnel, delivers on what you ask, provides sound advice and expertise, reasonable priced, then I strongly recommend Jose.

Thao Nguyen
March 27, 2021

I want to thank Jose Ayala for all the help he gave us. He did my mom's services as we asked. Very attentive he and all his family very friendly. Jose always responded to my calls and messages. and they offered me help if I wanted to talk. Stockton funeral Home one of the best I recommend it 1,000,000 times. He did the possible to send my Mom to Mexico as soon as possible and I am very grateful to them because my mother went and arrived to Mexico as he promised. And I have no way of thanking you for all your help and for letting me see her a moment before She was sent to Mexico. Words cannot describe how grateful I am. In those difficult moments I did not know what to do and Stockton Funeral home helped me a lot, thank you very much Jose Ayala and all his family God bless you.

Quiero agradecer a Jose Ayala toda la ayuda que nos brindó. Hizo los servicios de mi mamá como le pedimos. Muy atentos él y toda su familia muy amables. Jose siempre respondió a mis llamadas y mensajes. Y me ofrecieron ayuda si quería hablar. Stockton funeral Home uno de los mejores lo recomiendo 1,000,000 veces. Hizo todo lo posible para enviar a mi madre a México lo antes posible y les estoy muy agradecida porque mi madre se fue y yego a México como lo prometió. Y no tengo forma de agradecerles por toda su ayuda y por dejarme verla un momento antes de que se fuera a México. Las palabras no pueden describir lo agradecida que estoy. En esos momentos difíciles no supe qué hacer y Stockton Funeral Home me ayudó mucho, muchas gracias Jose Ayala y toda su familia Dios los bendiga.

Ana Espinoza
December 18, 2020

Jose and his family helped my family out during this difficult ☹️ time of my Fathers passing. Jose was very compassionate and very accommodating to our cultural and personal needs for our event. I have and will always recommend Stockton Funeral to whom ever needs these services. Thank you Jose for taking the time and working with my family during this time...

Erica Guadarrama
September 24, 2020

When my son passed away in Jan of this year, I was dumbfounded. My children and I went to Chapel of the Palms and they turned us away Stating they were short staffed and maybe someone else could see us and stated this “Well there is a new funeral home in Stkn and they are hispanic maybe they could help you” well I was appalled and furious at the same time. But you know I thank GOD that man said that to us cause I would have never meet such wonderful people like JOSE AYALA AND HIS FAMILY AND WORK FAMILY! I tell you my Son was attended to with must respect ever! I thank the AYALA FAMILY a million times for all there attention they gave us!
I tell you what I will never go any where else!! This statement was long overdue, but my heart was healing and it still is but Iam better now!
Thank you TO THE AYALA’s and there Crew!

Rebecca Jimenez Santoyo
September 19, 2020

I am beyond grateful for the service we received. I never planned a funeral and during such a difficult time of sadness it could be very overwhelming. From the initial phone call, Jose was straight forward, kind, and understanding. I appreciate all that he did to keep me informed along the way. I communicated with him mostly with calls and texts. He was always very prompt and answered all my questions. Thank you for the support and for caring so much of our loved one. I will always be thankful for the support we received in such a hard time. Jason was also so amazing, thank you thank you for taking care of our angel.

July 16, 2020

This is truly a family owned business. They took good care of us with my moms viewing and funeral arrangements. If you want transparency and support then this is the place. Thank you 🙏🏻

Jennifer Gibson-Magana
July 14, 2020

I thank God for directing me to this funeral home. I live in Southern California and not being able to make arrangements for my cousin in person was going to be difficult. Jose Ayala guided me through the process with ease and patience. I appreciate the time and all the phone calls to keep me informed step by step. I thank and appreciate Jose.
Be Blessed

Vennice Terrell
May 7, 2020

I want to give a huge thanks to Jose Ayala for the huge help he has given my family in my cousins passing thank you so much Jose for everything you have done it will always be appreciated and never forgotten and thank you to all who shared and helped out for the go fund me my family is grateful. My cousin has been layed to rest and is in a much better place we will always remember who he was in our hearts.

Andrea Rodriguez
February 22, 2020

Jose Ayala was a blessing to our family during the most difficult time. He was so accommodating and compassionate. Our family will forever be grateful.

Tessa Alvarez
August 11, 2019

My family chose this place for my nephews funeral because the owner Jose, his son and his wife are good people and very accommodating. He didn’t nickel and dime us and he went the extra mile to make sure we had what we needed throughout the 2 days we were there. He thought of everything and all the little details are what made the difference such as the obituary on his website, folders to pass out during the service, live video for family and friends to be able to watch the service who couldn’t be there. We felt at home there my nephew would have loved it there it was so intimate but also open with all the different rooms the family was able to use. Thank you to Jose and his family for welcoming our family and making our first funeral experience as good as it could have gone. I highly recommend this place for any family who are in need of services.

Salina Alvarez
August 11, 2019

Thank you guys for everything you guys did for my cousin sonja and her family

Tyra Dyer
August 10, 2019

I'm so glad our paths crossed Jose Beautiful people Your Wife Son & You On behalf of myself and my family we Thank you Very compassionate and help in our time of need A trustful person with who I I entrusted my dear Son We will forever be Thankful

Sonja Alvarez
August 10, 2019

Can’t say it enough how thankful I am for my friends and family that came through. We felt the love and sincerity of every one. We can’t express how blessed and grateful we are. God bless everyone and the Jose Ayala for the amazing services they provided us. This week was difficult but they made us feel like family. The spiritual Native American Service gave us comfort and the healing we needed to close the services last night. I still feel at peace. Amazing can’t say enough about the service. The funeral home gave us what we wanted and needed and that was time. Time to grieve and spend with our beloved Sal “Bebe” 5/14/96-08/01/19🐻🐻🐻

Christina Roman-Zamudio
August 10, 2019

Good morning Jose Ayala I would like to say thank you for everything you did for my cousin Leonard you went over and beyond for the family I’ve never met a person who helped out so much as you did you did an amazing job making sure everything was perfect my respects to you thank you ☺️ once again from the family May god bless you and your family.

Lorraine Martinez‎
June 29, 2019

Thank you for such a beautiful service for my grandma. From the bottom of our hearts thank you thank you sooo muuuch ! ♥️

‎Maria Isabel Osorio‎
June 20, 2019

We would like to give a big Thank You Jose for the wonderful job you and your family did on my mother you did an amazing job again thank you for all you help and hard work.
Jose is a very good man he always communicates with the family, calls back in a timely matter for he is a busy man. I highly recommend Jose and family if you ever need service. Thank you again Jose

Mr&Mrs. George Hayes
June 15, 2019

Thank you Jose Ayala for taking great care of the family it means a whole of a lot at the time of sorrow,Bless you abundantly!!!

Edna Greathouse
February 27, 2019

I just wanted to take this time out to personally thank Stockton Funeral Home for providing my family and I with excellent service. During our time of sorrow, Jose and his wife have been nothing but helpful and empathetic. NO OTHER funeral home I have experienced has EVER been as friendly and outgoing as Stockton Funeral Home. While making arrangements for my Father’s services, Jose checked in with me to make sure everything was ok before he made any decisions on his own. He made us feel as if we mattered and this is NOT just a business for him. As much as losing a loved one hurts, the reality is you will find yourself searching for help with services and arrangements. No one wants to go through this experience. I sure wasn’t ready for this nor did I know anything about having to bury someone. But I am here to tell you if you or someone you know needs services, please remember this post and contact Jose Ayala at the Stockton Funeral Home. It is family owned and his wife is super awesome as well. They have turned out to be more like family. Who would have ever thought I would say… I absolutely love this place. Thank you so much Renisha MoniQue for referring me to him. You have no idea how grateful I am. Oh and a shout out to Jermaine who works for him as well. He hooked my dad up in his home going suit and my daddy looked fly and at peace. You guys are really amazing. Thank you so very much. From the bottom of our hearts.

Devonne Alvarado
February 27, 2019

José and his staff at Stockton Funeral Services, completely blew me away with their attention, empathy, and service. Since my cousin Hugo’s passing, they were extremely helpful and it immediately felt like they were part of the family. They were so understanding and so accommodating beyond belief. I would recommend this place 100% to anyone needing the best funeral service around. I was going to be going back to San Diego the day of the viewing and wasn’t going to be able to see him one last time, yet Jose permitted me, along with his mother and sister to come the day before. This is something I will forever be grateful for. Thank you for providing the entire group of family/friends so much comfort and understanding during our grieving.

Gloria Torres
February 20, 2019

Jose Ayala I want to thank you so very much for all your help with my brothers funeral. It was a pleasure meeting you. You guys are truly amazing. I’m forever grateful to you and your team. May God continue to bless you.

Ana Cortez
February 20, 2019

Juan Bonilla Thank you so much for your services and walking with us in these hard times, your services where very family oriented and very professional. I would recommend your services to anyone that will go trough what we have gone this week. We will for ever be grateful and the Gomez and Bonilla family thanks you. We will Miss Victor Hugo Gomez .....

Juan Bonilla
February 20, 2019

Thank you for everything Jose Ayala From the bottom of my heart thank you for helping us out during this tough time for my family. It shows that you truly care about families and their moments to remember and honor their loved ones who have passed and we thank you for helping us in honoring my brother. God bless you

Marcos Gomez Bonilla
February 20, 2019

Thank you to Jose and his staff they were very professional courtesy and respectful towards the loss of my father and really helped with the amount that it cost I really recommend this place because they really truly care for the families. Who are left behind to grieving over a loved one.

Michael rualizo
February 19, 2019

We choose Stockton Funeral Home to ship my Dad back to Mexico, After one other place told us it will take about 7-10 business days, we wanted my dad home right away we were refereed to Jose with valley & Stockton Funeral Home, we explained to Jose the Urgency we had to get my dad home and he assured us that he will be home in two days, my family and i was shocked, we trusted him and his staff that they knew what they were doing, my dad was picked up one night Thursday night and Saturday afternoon he was already in Mexico. I will refer Jose Ayala to any family that needs funeral help. Thank You Mr. Ayala and staff,

Edgar Franco

Edgar Franco
November 28, 2018

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