Guide to Funeral Directors in Detroit
There are around 40 funeral homes in Detroit, Michigan, serving the needs of almost 670,000 people living in and around the city. Most of Detroit’s funeral homes are located near the I-94/I-96 intersection.
Many funeral homes in Detroit are experienced in arranging funerals reflecting the many Christian denominations practiced in the city. You can also find funeral directors in the city who specialize in arranging Jewish funerals and Islamic funerals. Detroit funeral homes offer traditional full service funeral arrangements, but many are flexible and can offer alternative options for a funeral that fulfills your needs or wishes.
There are three Hebrew memorial chapels in Detroit providing funeral services, including the Hebrew Memorial Chapel on Greenfield Road and the Dorfman Chapel on Twelve Mile Road. Mosques and Islamic centers in the city can support Muslim families with their funeral arrangements. There are also several Hindu temples and a Buddhist temple in Midtown.
All funeral arrangements in Detroit are subject to Michigan state law. The state of Michigan does not have laws requiring embalming (except in the case of death by certain communicable diseases), nor a casket for burial or cremation, though cemeteries may have requirements regarding burial containers. Your chosen Detroit funeral home can advise you further on relevant laws and regulations.
There are nearly 30 cemeteries within the Detroit city limits alone. Some of the more popular ones include Mt. Elliot Cemetery, Elmwood Cemetery, and Woodlawn Cemetery. There are also a half-dozen crematoriums in Detroit.
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