Trident Society Located in Palm Desert, CA

Cremation Service in Palm Desert, CA

Palm Desert, 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: Palm Desert, 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.

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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 Palm Desert walk you through every step of planning a Palm Desert-area cremation to help you through this difficult time. We handle:

  • The death certificate and cremation permit
  • Creating a Palm Desert 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. Trident 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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Palm Desert, CA Veteran Cremation

Our dedicated family service representatives in Palm Desert are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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.

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

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About Us

Rancho Mirage/Palm Desert Cremations

  • Cremation is Affordable
  • Pre paid Cremation Saves Money
  • Pre planning Gives You Control
  • Peace of Mind for Grieving Family
  • Use the form to the right to request more information.

Palm Desert Cremation Planning. To eliminate painful decisions in a time of grief, Trident Society Rancho Mirage offers funeral planning for cremation. Our expert, dedicated staff is available to help you plan for final needs by establishing your choice of cremation and an appropriate memorial. Cremation is a far more economical choice than a standard funeral and burial, and appeals to those interested in a green funeral. The Trident Society Rancho Mirage funeral director has, for twenty years, expertly and compassionately guided families from the greater Palm Desert area through cremation planning.

Affordable Pre-paid Cremations in Palm Desert. Trident Society Rancho Mirage offers the option of pre paying for a cremation, locking in today’s price for future service. Our helpful staff assists you in developing your cremation plan and arranging payment. By preplanning and prepaying for a Palm Desert cremation, you ensure your wishes are carried out professionally, with dignity and respect. A prepaid cremation alleviates the burden of planning and cost for your family.

Palm Desert Cremation. From cremations in Palm Springs, to Indio cremation planning, the Rancho Mirage office provides Southern California cremations to the surrounding cities and towns of Palm Desert. Our California cremation society office has proudly served Riverside County since 2006. We are actively involved in the Chamber of Commerce for Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, and Palm Desert. Palm Desert residents trust us to meet their cremation planning and prepaid cremation needs. We look forward to visiting you – up to 100 miles away – if you are in need of cremation services. Our office serves Riverside, San Bernardino, Imperial, Inyo and Kern Counties.

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Get Immediate Help

If you don’t have a pre-arranged plan for your passing, the myriad of details that need attention can be overwhelming. Our experienced and caring professionals help you through this difficult grieving period and answer any questions you have about what to do.

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Driving Directions West:

  • 10 FWY East, exit Monterey Avenue turn right onto Monterey Avenue (5.35 miles).
  • Turn right onto Fred Waring Drive (0.67 miles).
  • Turn right onto HWY 111 (0.36 miles).

Driving Directions East:

  • 10 FWY West exit Monterey Avenue turn right onto Monterey Avenue (5.35 miles).
  • Turn right onto Fred Waring Drive (0.67 miles).
  • Turn right onto HWY 111 (0.36 miles)

Our Team

Tamela J. Mease-Van Vactor

Funeral Director (FDR #2146)

Tamela has been a licensed funeral professional for 16 years. She has earned the following licenses: Funeral Director, Embalmer, Crematory Manager and Preneed Insurance. Tamela has been employed by the Trident Society since 2012.

Christine Rodriguez

Arrangement Counselor

Christine coordinates cremation arrangements with families including filing for death certificates and arranging memorial services with the National Cemeteries. Christine has been married for 20 years, she has 2 teenagers and 2 dogs. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys watching sports, especially the Los Angeles Dodgers. Prior to her position with Trident Society, she worked for over 10 years in hospitality. Her abilities, patience and experience with customer service has helped her with this position.

Robert Badart

Office Manager/Sales Support

Robert has worked in customer service and various forms of management since the age of 13. He has worked for Trident Society Rancho Mirage for 16 months. In his free time he loves to try various ethnic foods, travel, cook, listen to music, and watch movies.

Sarah Castro

Services Support

Sarah is a recent college graduate from Cal State Fullerton; there she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Child and Adolescent Development. She has worked in customer service for 7 years. She spent some time with the Disney Company working for the Mouse in Disneyland. She has been with the Trident Society since July of 2016. In her spare time you will find her coaching soccer for the AYSO organization or enjoying the company of her family.

Elisabeth Lopez

Office Manager/Sales Administrator

Elisabeth has been in the Administrative/Customer Service realm for over 20 years. She also has 5 years of Human Resources and Payroll/Accounting experience. She has been with Trident Society since 2016. In her spare time you will find her with her two sons taking impromptu road trips to the beach.

Danilo Gaton

Location Manager/ Managing Funeral Director FDR3254

Hayli Alexander

Funeral Director FDR4513

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