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August 23, 2019

It's the caring professionals at a family run funeral home like Chapel of the Highlands in Millbrae CA that relieve the burden of planning a funeral. Chapel of the Highlands has been serving San Mateo County since 1952 with funeral and cremation care. The families who have used them say that owner Paul Larson and his staff made them feel better when they most needed it.

Chapel of the Highlands Guides Through Every Step

"We start off by listening," says Paul Larson. "Every family that comes to us is in a different situation. We follow through with their specific needs and do what it takes to meet any requests or needs that families have. We want all of our families to know that we'll guide them every step of the way and that we're there to help them through their difficult time." And the staff at Chapel of the Highlands is available and on call 24 hours a day, so they're there when you need them most.

Previous clients say they've felt welcomed and cared for by the staff. During a research phone call for this article, Ronald shared, "I was absolutely pleased with them. They took good care of us and really knew what we needed." Stephanie said, "The staff is absolutely wonderful. They handle all your needs with care and precision." A guest named Lisa shared, "Their chapel rooms are beautiful, calming and serene. I have attended many services at their establishment and have found Paul Larson and staff to be wonderful. They're extremely caring and very helpful down to the last detail of any type of funeral or planning services you need."

Full Service Care at Chapel of the Highlands in Millbrae CA

For your comfort and ease, Chapel of the Highlands offers programs for burial or cremation including traditional and custom funerals, immediate burial or cremation, memorial services, scattering of ashes and even motorcycle escorts for funeral processions.

And each service is customized to the family's wishes. Paul Larson explains, "We give the personalized service that gives families peace of mind and comfort. We're proud of the work we've done in the community and of our reputation for quality services."

The Chapel of the Highlands home is comforting and well-maintained, with several visitation rooms, a main chapel that hosts most funeral services and an intimate private room for smaller gatherings that seats 50.  

Chapel of the Highlands also offers professional preplanning services that allow one to make decisions ahead of time, which takes decision-making burdens off of loved ones and allows a feeling of security.

Chapel of the Highlands, The Family-Owned Funeral Home

Some funeral homes in San Mateo County are large operations owned by corporations. That can result in an impersonal experience that leaves some families feeling ignored or hurried. But Chapel of the Highlands has been family owned since Paul Larson's father, Clarence Larson, founded the mortuary in 1952.

Paul saw from an early age how honorable a profession it was to help people feel better in their time of need, and so he followed in his father's footsteps. Even the staff are like family. "We haven't had a change in staff for 10 years, and we know the neighboring families in our local community," Paul Larson adds.

Chapel of the Highlands also has a great reputation in the Millbrae CA community because they're dedicated to helping their hometown. Paul Larson tells us, "We are involved in many service-related activities and organizations in the area. We are focused on volunteerism and giving back to our community." In fact, Paul is the immediate past president of the Millbrae Lions Club and second vice president of the Italian Catholic Federation. They're also part of the Millbrae Historical Society, where Paul is Vice President, and Millbrae Chamber of Commerce, where Paul served as Board Chairman.

This locally-owned, family-run funeral home Chapel of the Highlands helps make funeral arrangements easier with caring knowledgeable staff on-call 24 hours a day, a beautifully serene setting, customized services, and experience going back to 1952. They're located at 194 Millwood Dr, Millbrae CA.