Guide to Funeral Directors in Tampa
One of the largest cities in Florida, Tampa is home to over 350,000 residents. Throughout the city there are around 20 Tampa funeral homes. Many of these are located around the main roads of Route 41 and Route 92, however there are homes dispersed evenly throughout.
Like the U.S. in general, Christianity is the most widely-practiced religion in Tampa, with a broad representation of different denominations, including Catholic, Presbyterian, Latter-day Saint, Anglican, Jehovah’s Witness, Pentecostal and Lutheran churches. There are also Korean Baptist, Vietnamese Baptist and Haitian Church congregations practicing in Tampa.
In addition to Christianity, Tampa residents include those who follow Islam, Judaism and Buddhism. Tampa is home to eight mosques and nine synagogues. The most well known throughout the city include Al Mukhtar Mosque, Alqassam Mosque, and Shoresh David Messianic Synagogue of Tampa. There are also places of worship available for Tibetan-style Buddhists, as well as Hindus and Sikhs. Funeral homes may therefore have some experience providing a range of religious funeral services.
Funeral arrangements in Tampa are governed by Florida state law. Florida Statutes require the use of embalming or refrigerating a body if a final disposition doesn’t occur within 24 hours of the death. Your chosen Tampa funeral home will be able to advise you further on any legal requirements when planning a funeral for your loved one.
There are around 18 cemeteries spread throughout the city. Most of these cemeteries are located in the east section of Tampa. A few popular ones are Marti Cemetery, Oaklawn Cemetery, and Woodlawn Cemetery. When making funeral arrangements in Tampa you can talk to the staff at your chosen funeral home about an ideal cemetery location for your loved one.
Search now using your area or ZIP code to find local funeral homes in Tampa. You can filter search results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you to quickly and easily compare Tampa funeral homes. Simply click on a funeral home’s profile to learn more about the services they provide, read customer reviews, and find contact information to begin making arrangements for your loved one.