Greater Akron Cremation Arrangement Office

Canal Place
520 South Main Street, Suite 2511-M
Akron, OH 44311

330-564-1213

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

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

Our Akron office serves the following cities:

  • Akron
  • Fairlawn
  • Cuyahoga Falls
  • Barberton
  • Norton
  • Tallmadge
  • Kent
  • Stow
  • Wadsworth
  • Rittman

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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Akron, Ohio Obituaries

Please take a moment to honor those who have passed and will be greatly missed in the Greater Akron community.

Kathryn Yvonne Bozich Born: 07/24/1939 - Passed: 11/26/2020

Kathryn Yvonne Bozich, 81, of Rittman OH passed away on November 26, 2020. She was born in Los Angeles, CA July 24, 1939 to the late Alexander and Bess Sekley. Yvonne was a missionary with Youth with
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Leanne Italia Born: 12/29/1960 - Passed: 11/20/2020

Leanne Italia, 59, of Mogadore, passed away unexpectedly November 20th, with her sister by her side. She was born December 29th, 1960. Leanne was one of the kindest people you would ever meet and woul
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Anne Elizabeth Brown (nee Fondren) Born: 06/28/1930 - Passed: 11/14/2020

Anne Elizabeth Brown (nee Fondren) passed away early Saturday morning, November 14, 2020 at her home in Akron, Ohio.  She was born in Savannah, Tennessee on June 28, 1930 to the late Robert Harve and
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John Francis Cleary Born: 05/30/1947 - Passed: 11/12/2020

John Francis Cleary passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 12, 2020.  He was born May 30, 1947 to the late James J. and Mary Alice (McCoy) Cleary in Youngtown, OH.  John, also known as Jack to
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Carri Jo Haddad (Hauer) Born: 08/29/1960 - Passed: 11/04/2020

On November 4th, 2020 Carri was called home to be with Jesus and receive her angel wings. Her battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis was tough but she was tougher. She fought so hard until the end
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Holly Jean Griffith Born: 12/25/1953 - Passed: 10/30/2020

Holly Jean (Kozarevich) Griffith, 66, of Barberton, OH, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born to the late Emma Young on December 25, 195
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Ruth E. Roberts Born: 04/13/1930 - Passed: 10/30/2020

Ruth E. Roberts age 90, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020. She was born in Akron, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, Viola G and Lee Roy Cunningham; son, Arnold “Arnie” Roberts Jr;
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Raymond Alan Neiswanger Born: 10/13/1932 - Passed: 10/27/2020

Raymond Alan Neiswanger, 88, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Crandall Medical Center in Sebring after an extended illness. He was born on October 13, 1932, in Ravenna, OH to the late Forrest
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Phyllis Charlene Gross Born: 05/24/1947 - Passed: 10/26/2020

Phyllis Charlene Gross of Massillon, Ohio passed away peacefully on Monday, October 26th, 2020. She was born to Carl and Dell (Frymire) Jackson on May 24, 1947, in Akron, Ohio. Phyllis married James M
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Michael L. Quinn Born: 04/23/1954 - Passed: 10/18/2020

Michael L. Quinn age 66, of Tallmadge passed away October 18, 2020 with loving family by his side. He leaves behind wife of 38 years, Lori; sons, Matthew of Tallmadge, Garett (Crystal) of Tallmadge; 5
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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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