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.

Darrell Duane Sizemore Born: 09/30/1948 - Passed: 09/07/2020

Darrell Duane Sizemore 71, of Norton, Ohio passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at Barberton Hospital.  He was born on September 30, 1948 to Kelly and Geraldine Sizemore in Shirley, West Virginia. 
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Shirley J. (Showalter) Hardesty-Owens Born: 06/28/1932 - Passed: 08/29/2020

Shirley J. (Showalter) Hardesty-Owens age 88, of Garrettsville, Ohio passed away August 29, 2020. Shirley was born June 28, 1932 to the late Myrtle and Lewis Showalter and raised on the family farm in
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Alec J. Horne Born: 03/30/1990 - Passed: 08/23/2020

Alec J. Horne age 30, of Akron, Ohio passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020.  He was born March 30, 1990, in Ravenna, Ohio to Jeffrey C. and Tina L. (Herzberger) Horne.  Alec graduated from Streetsb
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Barbara Kimbrough Born: 01/22/1942 - Passed: 08/22/2020

Barbara Kimbrough got her wings on August 22, 2020 at the age of 72. She was born on January 22, 1942 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Florence Pippins.  She moved to the Akron area in the 1960’s and was
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Mary Wyatt Born: 08/14/1948 - Passed: 08/08/2020

Mary Wyatt was called to heaven August 8, 2020 at Pinnacle Rehabilitation and Nursing Center where she fought her long-term illness of Multiple Sclerosis. Mary Louise Vickers was born August 14, 1948
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Bill J. Johnson Born: 07/29/1930 - Passed: 08/04/2020

Bill J. Johnson, 90, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  Born on July 29, 1930, he was raised in the small town of Swords Creek, VA and moved to Ma
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Jack Sommers Born: 11/12/1943 - Passed: 08/03/2020

Jack Sommers 76, passed away peacefully Monday, August 3, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Jack is known for his good sense of humor; teaching others truth found in the Bible and never met a stra
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Catherine Ann Vinson Born: 10/06/1939 - Passed: 08/01/2020

Catherine Ann Vinson, age 80, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020.  She was born October 6, 1939 to the late Thomas and Marie Moran. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husb
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Betty Owens Born: 05/05/1943 - Passed: 07/19/2020

Betty Owens peacefully passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020.  Betty spent the last 10 years at the Manor in Rittman, Ohio where she made lots of friends. Betty enjoyed Native Indian, Wolves and NASCAR c
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Scott A. Miles Born: 05/22/1962 - Passed: 07/16/2020

On July 16th, 2020 we lost Scott Miles- our loving, generous and fiercely loyal son, brother, father, grandfather, and friend.  Scott passed away peacefully on July 16, 2020 in Medina at home with hi
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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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