The San Jacinto Difference
Since 1934, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the Houston community. We exist to serve the unique needs of every family. Learn our story. Lean on us. And let our expertise lead you through the best experience possible.
We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.
We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family. People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.
Dedication & compassion
For 88 years, we have served the community with dedication and compassion. And in the process, we have built a reputation for excellent service and state-of-the-art facilities. We are committed to creating a uniquely personalized experience that is more than just a funeral or burial arrangements. Rather, it is a celebration of a life well lived.
Our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to meet all your needs – funeral, cemetery, cremation and memorialization.
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Years in Business
We're members of the local community who have many years of experience caring for families from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Families know they can count on us to provide them the comfort they need when they need it most.
Area Managing Partner, Operations
Eddie Martinez born and raised in Houston Texas. Eddie had 3 children Alicia, Isaiah, and Reagan. Married to Maria his high school sweetheart for over 25 years. Eddie loves the ocean, fishing, and BBQ-ing for his family and friends. When able, Eddie loves to travel with his family.
Eddie started his career at the Guillen Funeral Home, located in Houston. He assisted with family visitations and removals after school. He also assisted the funeral home in keeping the cemetery clean by mowing the lawn. After attending school at Commonwealth Institute in Houston, Eddie started to work at Felix H. Morales Funeral Home while attending school.
After eight years Eddie and his family moved to San Antonio to work at Porter Loring Mortuary. After 10 years at the mortuary, Eddie and his family decided it was time to come back home to Houston. He started working as a Location Manager with SCI and is now the Area Managing Partner of Operations for South Park Funeral Home at NorthStar Memorial Group.
Managing Partner, Family Service
Jackie is a dedicated professional who has been serving families since 2007. Her journey in the funeral industry began as a family service advisor, where she provided compassionate support and guidance to families during their time of loss. Her ability to connect with people and provide comfort led to her promotion as an assistant manager in 2012, where she took on additional responsibilities and continued to excel in her role.
In 2017, Jackie faced a personal tragedy when her sister passed away. This event tested her passion for the funeral industry, as she experienced firsthand the profound impact that compassionate care can have on grieving families. Inspired by her own experience and a renewed sense of purpose, Jackie decided to deepen her commitment to helping others through their grief.
In 2019, she joined the San Jacinto team, a reputable funeral home known for its empathetic and professional services. Jackie's passion for assisting families in their time of need aligns perfectly with the values of the San Jacinto team, and she quickly became an invaluable member of the staff.
Outside of work, Jackie enjoys spending quality time with her husband and four sons. They often embark on camping trips together, embracing the beauty of nature and creating lasting memories. In addition, Jackie has a creative side and finds solace in painting. It serves as a therapeutic outlet for her and allows her to express herself artistically.
With her extensive experience, compassionate nature, and personal dedication to the funeral industry, Jackie continues to make a positive impact on the lives of families she serves, providing them with comfort, support, and guidance during their most challenging times.
We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.
What Families Are Saying
Great service, Angie the sales person help us more than we expected. She was very kind and helped us all the way trough the process.Author: Ana Sanchez rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The sales agent Adriana Lopez was very clear with her sales options, she told us the pros and cons, she is very kind and clarified our doubts. ✅ La agente de ventas Adriana López fue muy clara con las opciones de venta ,nos dio los pros y contras, fue muy amable y aclaró nuestras dudas.Author: Mayra Rivera rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The funeral home was very helpful through this time, everyone was courteous and sympathetic to the family.Author: Pat Bays rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Very professional and helpful! Great experience.Author: Cindy Mitchell rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The staff was very helping in breaking down prices and explains everything in detail they helped make this time less stressful for us they will help you with getting in contact with life insurance companies as well from the garcia family we deeply truely thank you allAuthor: Vanessa Garcia rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Thank you, Adriana Lopez, for addressing my concerns so promptly. You listened. You were compassionate and you executed. Thank you again.Author: Trini Majowi rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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News & Events
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News Jun. 22, 2020
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News May 11, 2021
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News May 11, 2021
Final Arrangements: When Family Members Disagree
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News May 11, 2021
Organ Donation: Does It Affect the Funeral?
Of all the good deeds one could do, organ donation is among the most charitable acts. A single person can save or improve up to 50 lives by donating his or her organs at the time of death. It...
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