Cleveland-South Cremation Arrangement Office

Crowne Centre
5005 Rockside Road, Suite 600
Independence, OH 44131

216-642-8240

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Cremation Services in Cleveland, Ohio—from a Caring & Compassionate Staff!

The Cleveland-South Arrangement Office of The Heritage Cremation Society offers cremation services in the Cleveland-South area from our Administrative Offices and Crematory in Independence, Ohio. The compassionate staff at our office are ready to help you through this difficult time with quality cremation services and exceptional service.

Our office in Independence serves the following cities in the Cleveland-South area:

  • Independence
  • Parma
  • Berea
  • Brecksville
  • Medina
  • Richfield
  • Strongsville

We are cremation specialists in the Cleveland-South area, and unlike many funeral homes today, we don’t subcontract your loved one’s services to a third-party crematory. We don’t offer burial services, try to sell you caskets or promote expensive service options. What we do offer is the best value cremation services you can find today anywhere in Ohio.

Our staff of licensed professionals can be contacted 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to accommodate your family’s needs, and we can meet with you wherever you feel most comfortable—whether that’s at the Cleveland-South office or in the comfort of your own home.

Cremation Plans

The Heritage Cremation Society is pleased to offer Cleveland families the option of selecting the cremation plan that best meets their needs. These plans are designed to offer quality, compassionate service and great value.

Signature Cremation Plan $795

Our Signature Cremation Plan offers families everything they need to make the proper arrangements for a loved one, with the guidance and support of our caring staff.

  • Staff services and use of our facilities and equipment
  • Transfer of the deceased from a care or medical facility at time of death
  • Use of our refrigeration facilities
  • Confirmation of decedent’s identity (see Required Selections)
  • Use of our crematory facilities for the cremation of the deceased
  • The container the body is placed in for cremation (alternative container)
  • A simple protective container the cremains are placed in following cremation
  • Preparation and delivery of the death certificate to the physician of record for signing
  • Acquisition of certified death certificate(s) which includes hand delivering the signed death certificate to the health department and acquiring the copies requested by the family (the actual cost of the death certificates is extra)
  • Cremation permit and recording fees
  • Notifying government agencies including Social Security and the Veterans Administration
  • Hand delivery to family or cemetery in Stark, Portage, Medina, Summit, Tuscarawas or Cuyahoga County
  • Free obituary listing on the Heritage Cremation Society website
In order to meet the requirements of new laws instituted by the State of Ohio, an additional cost may be charged for obtaining Confirmation of Identity.
Signature Cremation Plan for Veterans $795

Our signature cremation plan for veterans offers the same benefits and services as the basic plan for veterans, but with a few added services that offer additional help and support to the family.

  • Staff services and use of our facilities and equipment
  • Transfer of the deceased from a care or medical facility at time of death
  • Use of our refrigeration facilities
  • Confirmation of the decedent’s identity (see Required Selections)
  • Use of our crematory facilities for the cremation of the deceased
  • Free cemetery lot or wall niche including grave marker or wall niche name plate at an approved Ohio VA cemetery
  • Open and closing of cemetery space provided by the cemetery at no charge
  • Service with full military honors at the cemetery
  • The container the body is placed in for cremation (alternative container)
  • A simple protective container the cremains are placed in following cremation
  • Preparation and delivery of the death certificate to the physician of record for signing
  • Acquisition of certified death certificate(s) which includes hand delivering the signed death certificate to the health department and acquiring the copies requested by the family (the actual cost of the death certificates is extra)
  • Cremation permit and recording fees
  • Notifying government agencies including Social Security and the Veterans Administration
  • Hand delivery to family or cemetery in Stark, Portage, Medina, Summit, Tuscarawas or Cuyahoga County
  • Free obituary listing on the Heritage Cremation Society website
In order to meet the requirements of new laws instituted by the State of Ohio, an additional cost may be charged for obtaining Confirmation of Identity.

Planning Ahead with Pre-Planning Cremation Services

The Heritage Cremation Society offers a simple prepayment plan that includes everything necessary to complete your final arrangements.

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Cleveland, Ohio Obituaries

Please take a moment to honor those who have passed and will be greatly missed in the Cleveland-South area.

Kathleen Ruth Gutowski Born: 01/28/1956 - Passed: 12/16/2020

On Wednesday morning, December 16, 2020, Kathleen Ruth Gutowski went Home to her Savior after a valiant one-month long battle with uterine cancer. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 28, 1956.
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Miriam Jo Tomasek (née) Sepesy Born: 05/01/1936 - Passed: 12/16/2020

Miriam Jo Tomasek (née) Sepesy, passed away December 16, 2020.   She was born May 1, 1936 to the late Elsie Armstrong and Joseph Sepesy. Miriam will always be remembered barefoot, tending her garde
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Robert C. “Bob” Dillinger Born: 10/18/1953 - Passed: 12/03/2020

Robert C. “Bob” Dillinger, 67, of Brunswick, OH passed away peacefully on December 3rd, 2020 after a tough battle with head and neck cancer. He was born in Uniontown, PA in 1953 to the late Rober
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Michael “Mike” Thomas Peoples Born: 10/24/1943 - Passed: 11/26/2020

Michael “Mike” Thomas Peoples, 77, of Cleveland, Ohio passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Holy Family Hospice after a short illness. Mike was born in Louisville, Kentucky where he attended
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Jeffery D Short Born: 04/23/1973 - Passed: 11/24/2020

Jeffery D Short age 47, from Twinsburg passed away unexpectedly, November 24th, 2020. He loved NASCAR, Dale Earnhardt being his favorite driver, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was preced
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Doris Valentino Olech Born: 10/07/1931 - Passed: 10/30/2020

Doris lived an active and vibrant life until sustaining a brain injury on January 5, 2020. She completely recovered from her injury by early March but was setback in mid-April and May with several min
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Linda (Gibson) Brown Born: 05/04/1943 - Passed: 09/03/2020

Linda (Gibson) Brown of Brunswick, Ohio passed away peacefully on September 3rd, 2020 at University Hospital. She was born May 4th, 1943 in Warren, Ohio to the late Betty and Fred Gibson and graduate
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Linda L. Wagner Born: 05/24/1947 - Passed: 08/19/2020

Linda L. Wagner age 73, of Parma, passed away August 19, 2020. She was born May 24, 1947 to the late Cecil and Silvia Cochran in Berea, Ohio. She was a hard worker and worked in dietary at a nursing h
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Marilyn Bankhurst (nee Dunch) Born: 01/28/1944 - Passed: 07/27/2020

Marilyn Bankhurst (nee Dunch) passed away peacefully on July 27, 2020 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Marilyn was born on January 28, 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Anne and Julius Dunc
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Frager Spates Born: 02/14/1948 - Passed: 06/07/2020

Frager Spates was born in Jasper, Alabama to the late Emphery and Annie M. Spates February 14, 1948 and in 1955 he was adopted by the late Frager and Altha Mae Spates, who brought him to Cleveland, Oh
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See What Ohio Families Say About Heritage Cremation Society

My daughter’s friend suggested Heritage. They were so professional, efficient and kind. They made the whole process easier than we could have ever imagined at such a difficult time. I would HIGHLY recommend them.

Carol S.

Truly the Lords hand blessed us with calling Heritage, such professional, kind and sweet group that goes above and beyond with care, dignity and grace. Appreciate all the support and care our family and loved one received. Forever grateful for you.

Jill King

The professionalism shown to me and my family was remarkable! I highly recommend them as they made a very difficult time in our lives as simple and painless as possible. Thank you from the bottom of our heavy hearts.

Raeann Carbone

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