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Best Funeral
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2017

Why These Funeral Homes?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored funeral homes on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best funeral homes in Chicago, IL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Cage Memorial Chapels and Cremation Services, LTD.

Cage Memorial Chapels and Cremation Services, Ltd., located in Chicago, Illinois, was established in 1977. Since their opening, they have provided an unmatched level of professionalism, and make sure each family is well taken care of. They provided funeral services such as pre-planning, cremation services, memorial services, funeral services, and flower displays. They also offer a wide selection of coffins, urns, and other various burial containers. It is their mission to be completely dedicated to providing an elegant atmosphere in which families can properly celebrate the life of their loved one.

Chicago, IL(773) 721-8900

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Chicago Jewish Funerals

Chicago Jewish Funerals, with two locations in Buffalo Grove and Skokie, Illinois, has been independently and Jewish-owned since their establishment in 1997. Their first priority is ensuring that families get the care they need during the hard time of a loved one’s passing. They are committed to treating each family with compassion and attentiveness. They provide services such as traditional Jewish funerals, pre-arrangement, funeral notices, and they provide their services in a chapel, synagogue, or gravesite.

Buffalo Grove, IL(847) 229-8822

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Foran Funeral Home-Summit Burial and Cremation Service Resource Center

Foran Funeral Home-Summit Burial and Cremation Service Resource Center, located in Summit, Illinois, has many years of experience in caring for families in the difficult times of a loved one’s passing. They are dedicated to excellent service, and have the highest integrity for what they do. Foran Funeral Home Burial and Cremation Services Resource Center provides a variety of services, including tributes, flowers, gifts, grief counselling, personally-designed funerals, traditional funeral services, and permanent memorialization.

Summit, IL(708) 458-0208

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Gibbons Family Funeral Home

Gibbons Family Funeral Home, located in Chicago, Illinois, is dedicated the providing the best service at and the best value. They believe that funeral planning is one of the most significant events in a person’s life, and they strive to make it easy and eliminate as much stress as possible. Since their establishment in 1935, the Gibbons family has been dedicated to providing elegant care to every family in need of their services. Gibbons Family Funeral Home provides a variety of services, including traditional funeral with burial, cremation, direct burial and cremation, anatomical gifting, pre-planning, and out of town services.

Chicago, IL(773) 777-3944

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Gibbons Funeral Home

Gibbons Funeral Home, located in Elmhurst, Illinois, was established in 1935. It is their mission to make the passing of a loved one as easy as possible. They aid each family with all legal and regulatory details that need attention in an attempt to alleviate the amount of stress on the family. They believe it to be a privilege and honor to help families celebrate the life of their dearly departed. They provide many services including burial, cremation, funerals, anatomical gifting, urns and caskets, and visitation services.

Elmhurst, IL(630) 832-0018

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Haben Funeral Home and Cemetary

Haben Funeral Home and Cemetery, located in Skokie, Illinois, was established in 1923. Since their establishment, the family-owned facility has been dedicated to providing local families with superior service, and giving back to the community. They show grieving families the utmost attentiveness, and cater each service so that it adequately honors and celebrates the loved one who has passed. Services that Haben Funeral Home and Cemetery include funerals, cremation, pre-planning, obituaries, after care, veteran’s services, and the transportation of the dearly departed back home to Illinois.

Skokie, IL(847) 673-6111

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Hultgren Funeral Home and Cremation Services

Hultgren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, located in Wheaton, Illinois, is a family-owned facility that was established in 1943. The Hultgren family exudes professionalism and integrity, and truly cares about each of their clients. Current owner, Vern Hultgren, has been a licensed funeral director for over 35 years, and is dedicated to providing compassionate care for families during the trying time of a loved one’s passing. He and his team provide many different funeral services, including obituaries, cremation, dressing, hairstyling, viewings, and ceremonies.

Wheaton, IL(630) 668-0027

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John Rago Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services

John Rago Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services, located in Chicago, Illinois, was established in 1911. They are a fourth-generation family-owned facility that provides a variety of services, including obituaries, burial vaults, caskets, urns, funeral services, cremation, planning, and flower services. Recently, they have started to provide pet cremation services as well. John Rago Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services is open 24 hours a day, and can be reached in-store, by the phone, or through email.

Chicago, IL(773) 276-6056

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Marin Funeral Home

Marin Funeral Home, located in Chicago, Illinois, is a third-generation, family-owned facility that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is their mission to exceed a family’s expectation for their loved one’s celebration of life. They provide many services including burial, cremations, flower services, urns, pendants, and obituaries. Their staff and family is seasoned and experienced in providing elegant and compassionate care. Condolences such as cards, flowers, and appropriate symbols of sympathy can also be ordered on-site or online.

Chicago, IL(773) 436-2746

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Martinez Funeral Home

Martinez Funeral Home, located in Chicago, Illinois, provides immediate assistance any time of day. They have a staff of experienced and caring professionals that pride themselves on supporting families through the tough times associated with the passing of a loved one. Martinez Funeral Home provides many services including obituaries, pre-planning, caskets, and flowers. Past families have said that Mr. Martinez and his staff were caring, passionate, and very understanding to their needs during their trying times.

Chicago, IL(773) 521-3972

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Michalik Funeral Home

Michalik Funeral Home, located in Chicago, Illinois, was established in 1929. Since then, they have gained a loyal following of families that entrust them with the care of their dearly departed. They provide a variety of services, including obituaries, pre-planning, caskets, urns, and burial vaults. It is their mission to ease the stress a family can face during such a tough and trying time. They can be reached either by phone or email to schedule a service or planning session.

Chicago, IL(312) 421-0936

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Muzyka and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services

Muzyka and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, located in Chicago, Illinois, was established in 1915. Since then, they have been a top provider of superior care, sincerity, quality, and trust. Their facilities make families feel at home and comforted. They have over 100 years of combined experience which has earned them a phenomenal reputation in their community. They provide funeral services, pet services, permanent memorialization, life honoring, and personalized funeral planning.

Chicago, IL(773) 545-3800

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Noble Funeral Home

Noble Funeral Home, located in Chicago, Illinois, has an experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate staff that helps families create meaningful celebrations of life. Each one of their services is uniquely tailored to match each unique family or individual. They provide a variety of services, including funeral designing, cremation services, permanent memorialization, grief support, and grief support resources. They can be reached either by phone or email to begin the planning process and to answer any questions.

Chicago, IL(773) 731-8797

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Parkside Chapels and Cremation Services Kowske-Wolowiec Funeral Directors, Inc.

Parkside Chapels and Cremation Services Kowske-Wolowiec Funeral Directors, Inc., located in Chicago, Illinois, prides themselves on being the ultimate provider of care and compassion. They have many years of combined experience in helping families get through their times of grief from all walks of life. They provide a variety of services, including obituaries, flowers, gifts, funeral services, cremation, permanent memorialization, burial services, and grief support. They can be reached either by phone or email to schedule an appointment.

Chicago, IL(773) 767-9788

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Russo's Hillside Chapels

Russo’s Hillside Chapels, located in Hillside, Illinois, is a full-service funeral home that operates within a state-of-the-art facility. They have four different private chapels that are equipped to handle memorial, viewing, and funeral services. Russo’s Hillside Chapels also provides burial services, cremations, graveside services, monuments, and transportation. They strive to be at the forefront of the ever-changing ways families choose to celebrate the life of a loved one. They provide a comprehensive and budget-friendly options that work for everyone.

Hillside, IL(708) 449-5300

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Shalom Memorial Park and Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park and Funeral Home, located in Arlington Heights, Illinois, is a Jewish funeral home and cemetery. It is the only one of its kind in its area. In the 50 years since their establishment, they have been providing grieving families with compassionate and exceptional services. Their mission is to care for and respect the dearly departed, and care for them in the most dignified manner. Shalom Memorial Park and Funeral Homes provides a variety of services, including traditional Jewish funerals, Shiva observation services, burial services, cremation, and viewing services.

Arlington Heights, IL(847) 255-3520

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Smith-Corcoran

Smith-Corcoran, located in Chicago, Illinois, is a full-service, family-owned facility that has been aiding families during their time of grief for four generations. At their newly remodeled funeral home, they work tirelessly to make sure every family is provided empathy, trust, and compassion. Smith-Corcoran provides funeral services, cremation, funeral planning, flowers, transportation, obituaries, veterans services, and grief support. They have other resources available online, including information about pet loss, frequently asked questions, and the different forms needed to begin planning a funeral service.

Chicago, IL(773) 736-3833

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The Sourek Funeral Homes

The Sourek Funeral Homes, located in Cicero, Illinois, is dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in the services they provide. They design unique tributes and memorials to properly suit each individual and the life they lived. The Sourek family has more than 100 combined years of experience, and they give their personal attention to each family during one of the most difficult times in life. They are committed to making the passing of a loved one as easy as they can for families, and they strive to alleviate the feeling of stress whenever possible. They provide many services such as flowers, planning, cremation, funeral services, and casket selection. Additional resources and information can be found on their website.

Cicero, IL(708) 652-6661

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Zarzycki Manor Chapels, LTD.

Zarzycki Manor Chapels, LTD., located in Chicago, Illinois, is a family-owned and operated funeral home that that specializes in distinctive, individualized, and affordable services to all families. The provide a variety of services, including after care, memorialization, cremation, out-of-town services, traditional and contemporary funeral services, pre-planning, and pre-financing services. They know that family is the most important part in life, and strive to ensure families get the care they need in their trying and difficult time.

Chicago, IL(773) 767-2166

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