Cleveland-West Cremation Arrangement Office

Gemini Towers
1991 Crocker Park, Suite 600
Westlake, OH 44145

440-892-3342

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

The Cleveland-West Arrangement Office of The Heritage Cremation Society offers cremation services in the Cleveland-West area from our Administrative Offices and Crematory in Cleveland, Ohio.

Our Cleveland-West office serves the following cities:

  • Westlake
  • Lorain
  • Elyria
  • Lakewood
  • Avon Lake
  • Bay Village

We are cremation specialists, and unlike many funeral homes today, we don’t subcontract your loved one’s services to a third-party crematory. Our staff of licensed professionals will see to your family’s needs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Our staff is pleased to meet with you wherever you would feel most comfortable; Many of our families appreciate making arrangements in the comfort of their own homes and our staff can accommodate whatever you need to get through this difficult time.

Cremation Plans

The Heritage Cremation Society is pleased to offer 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-West community.

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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Mary Martha (Perri) Varnhagen Born: 05/19/1934 - Passed: 11/02/2020

Mary Martha (Perri) Varnhagen age 86, passed away November 2, 2020. She is the beloved mother of James Siefker, Deanna Varnhagen, Melissa Hoover and Jennifer Lucas; loving grandmother of Leah, Liberty
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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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Richard M. Bays Born: 08/25/1952 - Passed: 10/20/2020

Richard M. Bays of Sheffield Lake, Ohio passed away on October 20, 2020 at the age of 68 following recently being diagnosed with liver cancer. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, he leaves behind his
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Willard N. Calhoun Born: 03/24/1939 - Passed: 08/26/2020

Willard N. Calhoun, 81, passed to heaven on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at home in Lorain, Ohio. He was born on March 24, 1939, in Everett, Pennsylvania, son of the late Simon and Maude (Clark) Calhoun
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MaryLou Stempak (nee Orosz) Born: 11/12/1955 - Passed: 08/06/2020

MaryLou Stempak (nee Orosz) age 64, passed away on August 6th, 2020, after a yearlong battle with lung cancer.  She was a loving and caring mother and friend, who dedicated herself to both groups ful
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Maureen E. Merkle Born: 03/24/1951 - Passed: 06/08/2020

Maureen died at age 69 on June 8, 2020. She is at peace now with her husband (Al Merkle) and her mom and dad (George M. and Agnes G. Hart). She is survived by five siblings: Adele, Georgia, Greg, Mike
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Martha Ann “Marty” McCullough Born: 05/25/1943 - Passed: 06/03/2020

Martha Ann “Marty” McCullough, formerly of Boyne City, MI, passed away peacefully on June 3. She was 77.  She was born on May 25, 1943, in Van Wert, Ohio the daughter of the late Russell C. and M
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Richard “Dick” Zechman Born: 03/03/1936 - Passed: 06/01/2020

Richard “Dick” Zechman passed peacefully at age 84, on June 1, 2020.  Born on March 3, 1936 in Cleveland, OH to Sylvester and Eleanor Zechman. Richard was raised in Cleveland, OH. As of recent, h
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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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