Welcome to Laurel Cemetery

Located at the western end of Ivy Street, the Laurel Cemetery was established in 1886. Comprised of 10 acres, the cemetery gained its name from the local wild mountain laurel bush.

Photo of main lawn with grave markers and crosses, with trees and hills in the background


Our burial search allows you to see exactly where the person is buried by typing their name. Click on name then locate button, this will direct you to where in the cemetery the person is at rest.


The mission of the Murrieta Valley Cemetery District is to serve the community of Murrieta by meeting its resident’s final needs with empathy and dignity.


Meetings are usually held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2:00 pm in the District office. The next Regular Board Meeting will be held April 28, 2020 at 2:00pm.


We currently have a job opening for a Groundskeeper. Must be able to lift 100 pounds. Please email resume to mbaker@murrietacemetery.org.


Memorial Day 2020: Our annual Memorial Day event is cancelled for this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.