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.

Timothy Paul Yody Jr. Born: 07/14/1987 - Passed: 04/03/2021

It is with great sadness that we announce that Timothy Paul Yody Jr., age 33 passed away suddenly at his home in Broadview Heights on April 3, 2021.  Tim was always one to make a joke.  He loved mak
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Jeffrey John Bihary Born: 10/19/1960 - Passed: 03/30/2021

Jeffrey John Bihary, age 60, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2021.  Jeffrey is loved and will be greatly missed. He is preceded in death by father, Joseph Sr. He is the son of adoring mother, Mil
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Thomas Edward Toth Born: 01/27/1965 - Passed: 03/05/2021

Thomas “Tom” Toth, age 56, passed away suddenly at home in Cleveland, Ohio on March 5, 2021.   He was born January 27, 1965 to the late Andrew and Marilyn (Hays) Toth in Maple Heights, Ohio.  H
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Teah M. Schuman Born: 05/15/1972 - Passed: 02/10/2021

Teah M. Schuman, age 48, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at an Akron hospital. Teah was born on May 15, 1972, in Mayfield Hts, Ohio. Loving mother of Anthony (Barbara) and gran
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Gloria A. Hausman (nee Reiman) Born: 07/14/1946 - Passed: 01/21/2021

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Gloria, our loving mother, grandmother, and friend to all whose lives she touched. Gloria A. Hausman (nee Reiman), age 74, passed away on January
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Theodore Joseph Brenner Born: 10/27/1923 - Passed: 01/18/2021

Theodore J. Brenner (Ted) passed away on January 18, 2021, at age 97 after a short illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, Rita E. Brenner (nee McShane). He is survived by his children  Luann,
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Ronald Clifford Hill Born: 07/18/1951 - Passed: 01/06/2021

Beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. Ron was a true gentleman and stand-up guy. Always dressed sharp with a great sense of humor, charming and outgoing. Ronald Clifford Hill was bo
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Constance Cherria Maclin Born: 08/04/1954 - Passed: 01/06/2021

Constance Cherria Maclin, 66, of Maple Heights, Ohio, entered heaven on 06 January 2021. Cherria was born to the late Charles Curtis and Constance Delores (Perry) Maclin, on 04 August 1954 in Decatur,
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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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See What Ohio Families Say About Heritage Cremation Society

My family and I were extremely pleased with Heritage Cremation Society. We found that, from our initial meeting with them to our final interaction, every employee treated us with patience, respect and compassion. Making the right plans to do what our loved one had wanted was something that was very important to us to do right and Heritage provided us with the information and guidance that helped us every step of the way. Also, they continually kept us updated with information on the progression of the process which we greatly appreciated. We were encouraged to call with any additional questions or concerns we had at any time. The final interaction with a member of the Heritage staff was the bringing of our loved one’s remains to our home. Beverly was kind, compassionate and very knowledgeable. She took the time to answer every question we had and, again, encouraged us to call with any questions. I will be choosing Heritage to take care of my final wishes and I encourage others to do likewise. The knowledge that the Heritage folks will be the ones dealing with my loved ones at the time of my death is very comforting to me.

Gail Coleman

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

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