Founded in 1898, Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories has been serving families for over 100 years. This family-owned funeral home has locations in Akron and Copley, Ohio. Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, as well as the Order of the Golden Rule.
Visitors to the Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories website can request a free planning kit. In this planning kit, families can receive information about funeral services, social security benefits, advance planning, cremation services, veterans benefits, or any other information they would like to know. If a website visitor fills out a form with their personal information, they can receive the kit free of charge.
Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories owns its own crematory, meaning there is no third-party subcontractor that handles cremations. All cremations are done under the care of the Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories with high standards of care.
Anyone who is concerned about Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories cremation standards can find the process safeguards on the funeral home’s website. These safeguards include a unique tracking system and safeguards for personal identity. Two staff members review and sign off on all cremation paperwork and make sure all documents are correct.
Staff at Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories is available for a phone call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Families can take advantage of the opportunity to talk to a staff member if the death of their loved one was sudden or expected. The staff will walk families through all the steps necessary from taking care of the body to the funeral arrangements.
Coordinating veteran funeral services requires many different applications and the staff at Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories will help families fill out all the paperwork they need. Funeral directors will make sure that all paperwork is filled out and submitted correctly, such as applications for Military Honors, Presidential Memorial Certificate and veteran memorial marker or headstone. In addition, the staff will also coordinate any existing funding benefits and work with veterans memorial cemeteries.
The pet services division of Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories is staffed with professional, knowledgeable pet owners and pet lovers. Staff will sit down with families to plan a service for their pet and make it as simple or elaborate as needed. Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories’ goal is to create a fitting, memorable, and affordable service for every family pet.
The Hummel Funeral Homes & Crematories website has lots of helpful information, but lacks any information about how much services cost. If a family wants to know pricing, they will have to contact the funeral home directly. This is an inconvenience for families who want to comparison shop or make sure they stay under budget.