Best Funeral Homes in Erie

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Erie Funeral Homes on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Merle E. Wood Funeral Home, Inc. - East Erie

Merle E. Wood Funeral Home, Inc., is a funeral home that serves Erie and nearby areas. Its services include traditional funerals with burial or cremation, graveside services, direct burial, and direct cremation. Relatives of the deceased can choose between memorial services at a church or at the funeral home. It also offers pre-financing for funeral arrangements. Merle E. Wood Funeral Home started in 1923 when Warren W. Wood purchased Stanford Funeral Home and renamed it after his son. Merle partnered in 2013 with James A. Hodinko, a licensed funeral director, to run the company.

845 East 38th Street
Erie, PA 16504


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