Greater Canton Cremation Arrangement Office

303 South Chapel Street, Louisville, OH 44641

330-875-5770

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

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

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.

Our Louisville office serves the following cities:

  • Dover
  • New Philadelphia
  • Salem
  • Rootstown
  • Minerva
  • Newcomerstown

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.

Basic Cremation Plan $695

Our Basic Cremation Plan is available to those located in Stark County, Ohio.

  • 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
  • Free cemetery lot or wall niche including grave marker or wall niche name plate at an approved Ohio VA cemetery (if a Veteran)
  • Open and closing of cemetery space provided by the cemetery at no charge (if a Veteran)
  • Service with full military honors at the cemetery (if a Veteran)
  • Preparation and delivery of death certificate to the physician of record for signing
  • Cremation permit and recording fees
  • Notifying government agencies including Social Security and the Veterans Administration
  • Transferring cremated remains to family at our local office in Stark County, Ohio
  • 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 $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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Canton, Ohio Obituaries

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

Cathy Lynn Desper Born: 07/29/1954 - Passed: 01/10/2021

Cathy Lynn Desper age 66, passed away peacefully, January 10, 2021. She was born on July 29, 1954 in Carmi, Illinois. Our hearts are broken, and our family will never be the same without our Cathy. Sh
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Robert “Bobby” Lee Hammons Born: 07/03/1949 - Passed: 01/09/2021

Robert “Bobby” Lee Hammons, 71, of Newcomerstown left this earth for Heaven on January 9, 2021 following a brief illness.  He was born on July 3, 1949 in London, Ohio to the late Evelyn Tidrick W
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George William Pryor Jr Born: 09/24/1950 - Passed: 01/08/2021

George William Pryor Jr. age 70, of Louisville, OH passed away January 8, 2021 after battling a long-time illness. He was born in Canton, OH.  George was an electrician at Republic Steel for several
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Edith (Pursell) Waugh Born: 07/23/1934 - Passed: 01/08/2021

Edith (Pursell) Waugh, 86, passed away January 8, 2021. She was born July 23, 1934, to the late William and Dorothy Pursell. She was a homemaker who loved babies and taking care of them. She also enjo
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Jo-Lieana Hacha Born: 07/14/1950 - Passed: 01/06/2021

Jo-Lieana Hacha age 70, of Canton, went home to be with the Lord on January 6, 2021. She is a retired employee of The Timken Company. She dearly loved animals, fishing, camping, art, and vacationi
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Roberta “Bobbie” Klotz Born: 01/25/1942 - Passed: 01/04/2021

Roberta “Bobbie” Klotz, age 78, of Canton passed away January 4, 2021, after a short illness. She was born on January 25, 1942 in Warren, Ohio to the late Aurel and Aurelia Russ. Bobbie was a 1960
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Felounes M. Byrd Born: 01/17/1939 - Passed: 01/03/2021

Felounes was preceded in death by her parents, Squire Cobb Sr., and Rhoda Hoskins Cobb, both of Birmingham, Alabama; siblings, Squire (Cecilia) Cobb Jr., Robert “Bobby” Cobb, Irvin Cobb and twin b
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Robert R. Pugh Born: 06/28/1965 - Passed: 01/02/2021

Robert R. Pugh, age 55, of Minerva, Ohio, passed away on January 2, 2021 of cardiac arrest after a hard fought 2-year battle with cancer. Robert, known as Bobby by family and Bob by friends, was born
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Curtis Leonard Arnold Born: 01/27/1961 - Passed: 01/01/2021

Curtis Leonard Arnold passed away on January 1, 2021 after a short illness.  He was born January 27, 1961 to the late Leonard and Doris (Adams) Arnold.  He was a graduate of Fairless High School an
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Gerry Lee Kireta Born: 06/21/1957 - Passed: 12/31/2020

Gerry Lee Kireta age 63 of Alliance died Friday December 31, 2020. He was born in Alliance to Dorothy Kireta Painter and Edward Kireta. Survivors include siblings Samuel Kireta, Sally (Howard) Fowler
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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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