Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved Ones

BURIAL

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Burial Services to meet the exact needs of your family. Just as each person is unique, we uniquely tailor our burial services to each family. Prentice will also help and support you through the entire process.

CREMATION

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Prentice offers a number of cremation options. We make sure you are supported through the process and create a unique cremation plan to meet your specific needs.

CEREMONY

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We can help you arrange ceremonial services for your loved one. We’ll help design a ceremony that remembers your loved ones and celebrates their achievements.

MEMORIAL

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Are you interested in putting together a memorial for a loved one? Prentice Funeral Home can help with memorial items as well as memorial ceremonies.

PLAN AHEAD

Pre-planning funeral services can ease the burden on loved ones during a difficult time. Contact us to learn more about our pre-planning options.

GRIEF & HEALING

Prentice can help you get through a difficult time. We have been guiding Akron families through funeral services for over 100 years.

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Service Questions

Why do funerals cost so much?

Funerals actually cost less than most major life celebrations – births, weddings, etc. An average wedding costs three times as much as funeral. Funeral homes operate 24/7 and are extremely labor intensive. Funeral expenses include not only a casket/urn but also all the arrangements made to make sure your family has a proper farewell to a loved one.

Why should I have a funeral?

Funerals are an important part of the grieving process for families. It gives family an opportunity to get together and celebrate life and share their thoughts and feelings about death.

Should I choose burial or cremation?

Burial in a casket is the most popular way of laying remains to rest. Cremation is becoming increasingly popular as it can be less expensive and also allows more time for a ceremony and memorial.